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Purple Poop?

My BF 7 month old son had a big purple poop today! He has been eating solids for 2 months now, homemade veggies and fruits, however, this week I started giving him oatmeal and some apple juice (watered down). He still continues to nurse 8-10 times a day but this is the first time he has pooped purple.....normal?

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EricaPotter

Asked by EricaPotter at 6:02 PM on Apr. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yep. My son used to poop kelly green from Trix yogurt!
    TMJ121099

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 6:23 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • lol yeah koolaid will give you some bright colors too!
    treehugger823

    Answer by treehugger823 at 6:42 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • I was worried when my DDs poop was orangy red the other day. I looked it up and read "think back to what your child has eaten recently, chances are, it turned their poop a different colors". Then I remembered I gave her carrots.
    So yes, normal. Some foods will turn their poop funky colors. I have to remind myself that now everytime I see a weird color in her diaper.
    Marix3

    Answer by Marix3 at 10:32 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

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