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Baby Poop Questions

Baby Poop Questions… Answered

Baby Poop QuestionsBelow you'll find all the baby poop questions answered here at Easy Baby Life. As you will see, you are not the only one worrying about your baby's bowel movements.

By browsing the questions and answers below, you'll find out what's normal and not as well as how to deal with baby constipation, diarrhea, frequency issues, pain, color and a lot more.

Baby constipation questions are so common that they have their own section here.

One specific issue that many parents ask about is whether it is normal for their breastfed baby to have very irregular bowel movements. The answer to that question is YES! A fully breastfed baby older than 2 months can have more than 10 days between their dirty diapers and it is still completely normal.

Another common question is whether it is normal for a baby to strain and be gassy. Again, yes! For newborn babies, it can take a few months before the digestive system has matured and straining, grunting and wriggling are normal and necessary. You can help your infant with some baby massage. BUT your baby should not be constipated. Read about the signs of constipation here.

Now, below you'll find a lot of questions and answers about baby poop issues. I hope you'll find the help you need!

How To Cure Constipation For 11 Month Old Baby?

How to cure constipation for 11-month-old?

by Gracie Jackson (Austin, Texas) My son is ll months old and is experiencing really hard dry bowel movements and extreme constipation. Now I should mention he eats very healthy as well. He’s on all solids and no longer drinks formula but whole milk. He just saw the doctor and he’s the right weight and size for his age. What ... Read More »

What To Give Baby For Constipation?

by Worried new mom What can I give my 2 week old baby for constipation? Is there anything particular to consider for a newborn baby with bowel movement issues? Baby Help Line: Remedies For Constipation In Newborn Baby When a newborn (or 2 weeks old) baby has bowel movement issues, the first thing to do is to talk to the ... Read More »

Can a 7 Week Old Infant Have Diarrhea?

by Julienne (Fullerton, CA USA) My 7 week old son has had loose stools and is having frequent movement (approx. 5 in a 12 hour period) for 2 days now. He is on both breast milk and formula. He usually has toothpaste like stool once a day or once every other day for a couple of weeks. Did I eat ... Read More »

My 7 Month Baby is Not Pooping for Weeks?!!

by Dana (ny) My 7 month baby has not been pooping for already 14 days. The last 3 month he is pooping very rarely. He is still breastfeeding and we give him some food: oat cereal, fruit and vegetables; but not a lot. We went to the doctor; he said that he is ok. But I’m not so sure about ... Read More »