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My newborn has not had a bowel movement in about 24 hours is this normal?

 
finallyamom40

Asked by finallyamom40 at 2:26 AM on Jul. 21, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Its totaly OK! Breastfed babies will actually poo less often than formula fed ones. My girl's longest stretch was 2 1/2 days. I heard at first, they may only go a few times a week. If you are breast feeding just drink lots of water and everything will be fine. Don't forget to take extra calcium.
    brittneysmom31

    Answer by brittneysmom31 at 2:34 AM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • totally normal. My dd went 2 or 3 days before and she was fine and without pain.
    KaceesMom

    Answer by KaceesMom at 2:29 AM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • He just seems to be a lot more restless tonight and I was wondering if it was gas pain, I'm going to try the mylicon drops in this next feeding.
    finallyamom40

    Answer by finallyamom40 at 2:32 AM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • tea tree oil or honey. Sorry I couldn't resist.

    It's normal, no worries.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:33 AM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • Has anything changed in his diet? Tap water to bottled water etc..?
    KaceesMom

    Answer by KaceesMom at 2:33 AM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • My milk seems to have finally come in so he's getting mostly breast milk at this point, I've been trying to drink a lot of water but did break down and have a sunkist orange soda, it tasted soooooo good. LOL seriously though 99% of the time all I drink is water, so I'll try to drink some more while I'm waiting for him to wake up to eat. Thanks everyone.
    finallyamom40

    Answer by finallyamom40 at 2:36 AM on Jul. 21, 2009