How will I know if the stool is normal?

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Ask Your Midwife or Health ProfessionalCategory: Infant feedingHow will I know if the stool is normal?
Taniavdl Staff asked 3 years ago

Is it normal for my one week old baby to have watery stool?

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Dr Diana du Plessis Staff answered 3 years ago

Stool frequency is highly variable.  Some infants may have a stool with each feeding; whereas others have one stool every 7 – 8 days.  If the stool is not hard and brittle, your baby is not constipated.

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