Similar Questions with Answers
Question: My baby is 6month old he is doing green poo is it normal or not
Answer: It's normal for kids to do green poo...not much to worry dear...
Three major reasons for green poty
Imbalance between foremilk and hindmilk. When baby takes only foremilk he is likely to pass green stool. For this feed baby for min 20 mins from each breast...
Secondly if baby is having bacterial or viral infection like cold or cough then too baby will pass green stool.
Thirdly it could be due to stomach infection. In this case get stool test done...
So while its normal just keep a eye if it can indicate some other issue also.
Question: My baby is passing dark green stool with foul smell..she is taking both FM & BM
Answer: Hi It should be foremilk and hindmilk imbalance. If it was a case of diarrhea, then your babywould be generally very uncomfortable and the frequency of passing the stool would be veryhigh. Sometimes it is accompanied with fever
If there are no such symtoms, then it is just the case of imbalance. For this, you need to feed oneside at a time .. Till your breasts are empty so that both foremilk and hindmilk reaches your baby.Also make sure you are using correct proportion of milk powder and water while makingformula milk. And also if you are taking iron supplement so it can also be a reason.
Question: My 57 days old baby is both on BM and FM. He's doing motion in green colour from past two days. Is it any problem? Please guide
Answer: Hi as the green stools indicates the imbalance in milk or hindmilk and also sudden changes in your diet may change the colour of stools. So you maintain a well balanced diet and drink lot of water stay hydrated and feed baby every two hourly and for preparing formula milk use boiled water as this will help. And don't worry it will settle within few days. Take care