Baby Care Advice » Baby Stools http://birthpolicy.org Wed, 15 Dec 2010 19:21:34 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.0.1 IS IT NORMAL FOR AN INFANT TO HAVE STRINGY STOOLS? http://birthpolicy.org/402/is-it-normal-for-an-infant-to-have-stringy-stools/ http://birthpolicy.org/402/is-it-normal-for-an-infant-to-have-stringy-stools/#comments Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:49:31 +0000 admin http://birthpolicy.org/402/is-it-normal-for-an-infant-to-have-stringy-stools/

Question by veronica:
Is it normal for an infant to have stringy stools?

Baby is 7 weeks old and her stools are more stringy than “seedy” or “curdled” looking.
She is being breastfed.


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Answer by curious
That happened to my son a few times. One time it lasted a week. I was concerned but doc stated nothing was wrong (they did not see his poop, but checked him out). Do not know what causes it, but it’s weird.

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QUESTION ABOUT SOLID STOOLS IN A BREASTFED INFANT? http://birthpolicy.org/339/question-about-solid-stools-in-a-breastfed-infant/ http://birthpolicy.org/339/question-about-solid-stools-in-a-breastfed-infant/#comments Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:47:51 +0000 admin http://birthpolicy.org/339/question-about-solid-stools-in-a-breastfed-infant/ Question by Ethan’s Mommy:
Question about solid stools in a breastfed infant?

Is a hard stool in a breastfed infant something to be concerned about even if the baby doesn’t seem to be expieriencing any discomfort?

He’s nearly 8 months old, breastfed, and has been eating solid food for over a month now.


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Answer by Pippin
Once baby is on some solids, he will have more solid stools. It’s normal.

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IS IT NORMAL FOR MY BABIES STOOLS TO SMELL BAD http://birthpolicy.org/246/is-it-normal-for-my-babies-stools-to-smell-bad/ http://birthpolicy.org/246/is-it-normal-for-my-babies-stools-to-smell-bad/#comments Fri, 29 Oct 2010 07:53:32 +0000 admin http://birthpolicy.org/246/is-it-normal-for-my-babies-stools-to-smell-bad/ Question by margaretreynaga:
is it normal for my babies stools to smell bad

My 3 week old son has recently had really smelly stools they are greenish brownish and ive noticed he has gotten more fussy is it normal for it to smell bad or should be worried 1st baby and yess woried
Oh and also does anybody know a good cream for rashes or execema or whatever that is called


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Answer by ❀Bugsey❀
if he is formula fed, it’s normal for it to smell bad.

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CAN THE TRIPLE VACCINE FOR BABIES CAUSE LOOSE STOOLS ? http://birthpolicy.org/70/can-the-triple-vaccine-for-babies-cause-loose-stools/ http://birthpolicy.org/70/can-the-triple-vaccine-for-babies-cause-loose-stools/#comments Fri, 20 Aug 2010 08:35:19 +0000 admin http://birthpolicy.org/70/can-the-triple-vaccine-for-babies-cause-loose-stools/ Question by Phantom Viper:
Can the triple vaccine for babies cause loose stools ?

6 month old daughter just had the last of her triple vaccinces yesterday and she is now producing loose stools are these related and is it a known side effect of the vaccince ?


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Answer by winkipinki
fever and diahrrea can be a side effect of infant vaccines. If you suspect she might be becoming dehydrated take her to the physician immediatley. Other than that she will be fine :)

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