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my baby is three weeks old and the past 3 days no poopy diaper/ what shud i do and shud i be concerened?

he is on formula n breast milk

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Asked by tiffinijomoore at 9:31 PM on Jun. 2, 2012 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • welcome to cafemom


    Answer by iwicked at 9:33 PM on Jun. 2, 2012

  • This is VERY common in newborns. As long as he doesn't appear uncomfortable or straining, you don't have to worry. If so, there's a few gentle techniques like bicycling his legs and warm baths that might help.

    Avoid anything like suppositories at this young age. If you have concerns, contact your pedi.

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 9:35 PM on Jun. 2, 2012

  • Call the pediatrician for instructions.

    Answer by meooma at 9:43 PM on Jun. 2, 2012

  • As long as your little one is having wet diapers than they do not tend to worry. Of course keep an eye on it.

    Answer by Melbornj at 9:49 PM on Jun. 2, 2012

  • Very common especially in breastfed babies. As long as LO is having wet 6-8 wet diapers a day and goes in the next couple days and isn't showing discomfort then you should be fine.

    Answer by aeneva at 9:59 PM on Jun. 2, 2012

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