My daughter is 6 1/2 weeks old and is exclusively breastfed..... Everything I read said a breastfed baby at 6 wks can go days without a BM.... but my daughter still has about 6-8 loose BMs a day... Is this normal?
Yep, normal! Some really good info on what is normal for EBF babies at every age on the La Leche League website at http://www.llli.org/FAQ/bm.html
After 6 weeks: "A baby this age may continue to have bowel movements as frequently as five times a day, sometimes even after every nursing. It is also normal for a breastfed baby older than six weeks to have only one bowel movement every few days. Some healthy babies will have only one bowel movement a week. "
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