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Why is my baby's poop "pebbly"?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:30 PM on Feb. 2, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (6)
  • constipation
    Mikayla_lynn

    Answer by Mikayla_lynn at 12:31 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • Generally, because of iron...........iron can constipate and make pebbly poops. Try giving some fruit juice, the sugars in it will help.
    TheDiva320

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 12:31 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • Constipation due to formula.
    Pauline3283

    Answer by Pauline3283 at 12:38 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • Do you mean pebbly or like little pebbles in and the rest runny? If it's the later, it's curdled milk. If they are breast fed then their poo is usually runny with curdled milk in it.

    Navymama

    Answer by Navymama at 1:05 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • I wouldn't give LO juice too much sugar IMHO...but pureed prunes, they sell it right along with other baby foods and it WORKS! I had to start giving my oldest a jar a week! It works really well!
    MamaRoberts

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 2:03 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • babies under 6mos shouldn't have anything but breastmilk. don't give them juice. i'd say the formula is constipating him.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:23 PM on Feb. 2, 2009