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my babys poop... lol...

i changed my babys diaper last night and her poop was green and runny....? does this mean shes sick? should i take her in?? shes been crying an awful lot so im not sure.... :(..

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Asked by Becca_Lynn at 11:59 AM on Feb. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • How old is she? Does she breastfeed or take formula? If it's formula does it have iron in it?

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:05 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • shes 7 weeks she gets formula and yes it has iron in it... its similac sensitive with iron.....

    Answer by Becca_Lynn at 12:12 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • She could possibly be sick. I would just keep an eye on it... if she has very frequent watery stool, not eating well or starts vomiting.. then I would bring her in. Otherwise I wouldn't worry about it

    Answer by AmiJanell at 12:15 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • Read this article (it helped me a lot):
    The reason I asked if it had iron is because babies that get iron in their formula...they poop green sometimes even a tan color...just read the article and you will know why.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:22 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

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