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why is my ten month old pooping 4 times a day, is that bad?


Asked by francislmh at 11:32 AM on Apr. 2, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It's normal for some kids. Has your 10-month-old started eating more solids recently? Their systems take a while to get used to the solids, so that could create a temporary increase in bowel movements.

    Answer by SWasson at 11:39 AM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • My almost 4 year old still poops 3 times a day on average!! I think every child is different and as long as your doc thinks it ok I wouldn't worry. ;o)


    Answer by Morgain at 12:06 PM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • my 12 month old has been on solids since about 7 months and he poops usually 5 times a day. And the doctors said that's fine.

    Answer by FinleyFirst at 12:19 PM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • 3 is average for my sone but sometimes we have 4

    Answer by Newmommys101 at 1:13 PM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • My son will be 10 months tomorrow and he poos like 4-5 times a day...

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 1:56 PM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • I sure hope it is normal because my 9 mo old poops 4 times a day :-)

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 5:47 PM on Apr. 2, 2010