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My child is two months old and doesn't poo what can I do?
Babies on formula feed need plain water after formula feeding. Make sure to give your baby clean or sterilized water to avoid constipation
My baby of 2 months hasn't pooed since over a week now. She is on exclusive breastfeeding. Can I give her an orange? She feels ver...
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No ma'am, do not give orange. It is normal for babies on EBF to go for as long as two weeks without poop. As long as the baby is eating well, no fever, no vomiting, no swollen stomach, there is no need to worry. Continue breastfeeding exclusively.
My baby of 3 weeks plus has not to poo in 6 days. what do I do? I'm so worried. HELP
Is your baby on exclusive breastfeeding?
I noticed my 15months son is purging and his poo has something like catarrh in it when I checked it because its stretches. He is h...
Diarrhoea causes having frequent loose watery stools. It occurs when the fluid cannot be absorbed from the contents of an individuals bowel or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel causing watery stool. Usually, it could be a symptom of bowel infection called Gastroenteritis which can be caused by some harmful microorganisms that may result from food poisoning I.e drinking contaminated water or eating contaminated food. It could be Acute or Chronic Diarrhoea.
My 6.5 months old baby who is been fed with pap and milk poops like 4-5 times daily. With almost every diaper change, there would...
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Baby can poo as many as 4-5 a day, there is nothing to worry about especially if the poo is not watery
My baby of a year and 1 month do poo anytime she eat 2 to 3 time daily, please, what can cause it?
The number may vary from day to day, and that's perfectly normal, too. Formula-fed babies typically poop three to four times a day; however, some go as long as three or four days without a bowel movement. ... But call your pediatrician if your little one doesn't poop for more than five days.
Good evening moms, my baby boy of 4 month's poop is strong and does poop everyday
Is your baby on Exclusive breastfeeding?
My son will be two years next month. She's been throwing up since today. She has not been able to keep down anything she ate today...
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Kindly start by giving her ORS and ZINC and If she is unable to tolerate the ORS or vomiting the ORS and other fluid then take her to the hospital for further evaluation and management
My 1year old baby is finding it difficult to poo, the poo is as hard and round as stone, he cries and stretch his leg every mornin...
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Your son is likely constipated. Watch his diet, give food rich in fibre, plenty water, lots of fruits and vegetables.
What Suppose To Be The Normal Colour Of Baby Poo (excreta) Because We Were Told, Greenish Poop Is Poor Feeding Or Diet?
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

As far as the poo is normal (yellow/mustard colour and like egusi)there is no cause for worry.". Babies On Ebf Have Stools That Look Like Egusi Soup...That Is Not Watery Stools Or Diarrhoea And You Do Not Need To Give Ors Or Oral Zinc. The No Of Times The Stools Is Passed Is Not A Problem.They Can Pass Stools Up To 12 Times Daily Normally And It Is Nothing To Worry About
My baby of 3 months has not poo for 1 week now am really bothered baby is on EBF. I need help
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

No need to worry if you're exclusive breastfeeding your baby
My baby did 3 days without doing a poo and there are heat rashes in the baby face and the head want is bringing out water went I w...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

However ensure hygienic practices especially when feeding, changing of diapers and bathing. You can use savlon liquid disinfectant and SEBAMED soap which is mild in babies skin. If after all these, the rashes persist then you will have to visit a paediatric dermatologist for further management, because different rashes have different causes. I hope this helps."
My baby of 4month is vomiting and later he has poo like three time
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Firstly Maké sure you're giving the baby ORS because of dehydration and Am zinc tables. you need to go to the hospital to understand the root cause
My baby is 5months old and has been on exclusive breastfeeding no water, but for the last two months now it will take him like 5 t...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Baby on EBF can go on for like 14 days without passing stool. And some can pass stool like 6times per day. You don't need to worry.
My doctor of 6 weeks always make heavy noise when pooing, please is this normal?
The straining is nothing to worry about as long as the stools are normal
What can be done to get a baby of 7 weeks that has not Poo Poo or toilet to do so?
If your baby is exclusively breastfed, he/she may not pass stools for days or even up to 2 weeks and it is not something to worry about as long as the baby is well, not vomiting and not having swollen or hard tummy. Do not give water or anything. Baby will definitely poo. Exclusively breastfed babies rarely get constipated as breast milk is 80% water. Keep breastfeeding exclusively.
My son of 1year cries anytime he wants to poop since yesterday. What can I do to ease it?
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Two main factors can lead to constipation in children. These are early toilet training and changes in diet. Fortunately, most constipation in children is temporary. It can be resolved by plenty of intake of fluid, Diet and behavioural modification.
My baby who is three weeks poo is yellowish with some whitish in it. He can poo more than six times in a day. Any course for alarm...
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For the poo frequency, kindly note that babies on exclusive breastfeeding can poo up to 12 times in a day or not at all for 2 weeks. As far as the poo is normal (yellow/mustard colour and egusi-like). There is no cause for worry.