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he must get it from his father...

...my baby (6wks) is full of crap.

no really, the last four days he's had only 2 poopy diapers. he has a wet diaper every 45 minutes or so. but i can't get him to poop. does anyone know of anything safe enough for a baby this little? the last time he pooped was 8am yesterday. he didn't poop sunday and he pooped saturday morning about 10am.

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spazlilsister

Asked by spazlilsister at 1:34 PM on Sep. 8, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • depends on if he is breast fed or bottle fed...bottle fed babies poop less because breast milk is a natural laxative..
    yas_marie_87

    Answer by yas_marie_87 at 1:35 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • He's fine. They don't have to poop every day. If he acts as though he's in pain or goes more than about 4 days, give the doctor a call...
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 1:36 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • if he isnt crying or pushin hard and he seems like everything is ok then dont worry about it.. its when hes in pain or staining that u should do something :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:36 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • he is in pain and he is breastfed. but i was also under the assumption that this young they poop often.
    spazlilsister

    Answer by spazlilsister at 2:06 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • Breastfed babies often go a week or more without a bowel movement
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:16 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

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