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How ofter does your newborn poop?

My baby girl is only 14 days old and she poops 8 out of 10 diapers a day. I just dont remember if my son went that much. And I dont know if this matters but I breast feed her.

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LANDENSMOMMYlmk

Asked by LANDENSMOMMYlmk at 1:08 PM on Apr. 26, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • idk about breast fed babies but that seems like alot, my baby pooped maybe only once a day if that much
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:11 PM on Apr. 26, 2010

  • for the first few weeks my babies went #2 every time they nursed!
    VeronicaLee

    Answer by VeronicaLee at 1:12 PM on Apr. 26, 2010

  • Breast milk is a natural laxative, so that doesn't sound entirely unreasonable to me. I found kellymom.com to be a great resource for my breastfeeding concerns.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:14 PM on Apr. 26, 2010

  • Yeah totally normal. It will slow down around 1 month. My 4 month old breastfed baby now poops once a day, sometimes only every other day.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:15 PM on Apr. 26, 2010

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:16 PM on Apr. 26, 2010

  • My daughter is breastfed and when she was a newborn almost every diaper change was a poopy diaper. Around 4 weeks or so it became a once a day thing, then around 2 months her poops were completely random. Sometimes she'd go every day, sometimes every other day, sometimes she would go 4 days without pooping. Now we've started solids and it's changing yet again. Fun times! LOL.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 1:57 PM on Apr. 26, 2010

  • wow.. dd only poops once a day! even when i was bfing. Guess i just got lucky :)
    jedwards2009

    Answer by jedwards2009 at 1:36 AM on Apr. 27, 2010

  • She pooped EVERY time she ate for a couple months! It slows down eventually, I promise. At seven months it is down to once every day or two. She is still exclusively breastfed (no solids).
    Pookie1016

    Answer by Pookie1016 at 10:30 AM on Apr. 27, 2010

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