Newborn poop color meaning

Faith Teniola Fri 02-Dec-22 12:12:30

Newborn babies go through an average of 10 diapers per day. And the color of your little one's poop will probably change quite a bit day-by-day. Although there's a wide range of normal shades, some stool colors might indicate a health problem.

Greenish Poop 

This is totally normal, it's could be as a result of breastfeeding, eating green colored solids or when your baby is on supplements

Orange Poop 

Seen in breastfed and formula-fed babies.

Black Poop 

Seen in breastfed and formula-fed babies at first few days of life

(If it is recurrent after a few days, see a Pediatrician).

Yellow Poop 

Seen in breastfed babies, (if it's runny, it could be a sign of diarrhea).

Red Poop 

Seen in babies on diet, or could indicate something else, (Please see a Pediatrician) .

Whitish-Greyish Poop 

Seen in babies on diet, otherwise it may indicate issues with the digestive system or the liver (Please see a Pediatrician urgently).

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