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My seven week old baby poops once every other day, is this normal?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

As long as stools are soft/mushy/liquidy when the baby does poop, the pattern you describe is perfectly normal.
Some babies are just so efficient at digesting their mom;s milk that they may not make a lot of waste product (poop), so dont stool as often. Many breast fed babies give little runny skid marks with each feed. Consistency of the poop matters, not frequency.

In brief: Yes

As long as stools are soft/mushy/liquidy when the baby does poop, the pattern you describe is perfectly normal.
Some babies are just so efficient at digesting their mom;s milk that they may not make a lot of waste product (poop), so dont stool as often. Many breast fed babies give little runny skid marks with each feed. Consistency of the poop matters, not frequency.
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Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
ADHD & Autism

In brief: Yes and no

Breast fed babies in general have a bm with all feeds (4-5x daily) formula fed babies once every 2-3 days and are more constipated

In brief: Yes and no

Breast fed babies in general have a bm with all feeds (4-5x daily) formula fed babies once every 2-3 days and are more constipated
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