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Red poop?!

My 2 yr old just had a poopy diaper that was very red. I don't want to think the worse but she did have red velvet cake last night. Can that have caused her poop to be red? I've never seen this before.


Asked by mommy_of_two388 at 2:00 PM on Aug. 4, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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Answers (6)
  • Oh yes,definitely! I scared the hell out of myself once when I had one of those. Don't worry mama!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:01 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • kids will drink red juice & that will make their poop red.

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 2:01 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Yeah that's probably it

    Answer by Liz132 at 2:02 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • It very well could be the cake. Try and wait a few days and give it to your child again, see if it comes out red once more. If it does, it was definately the cake. The coloring in things like that can definately change the color of a childs poop.

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 2:04 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • was most likely the cake! If it was blood in the will usually come out jet black.

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 2:10 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • I agree. I've seen my son's poop turned very weird colors once in a while. Bright orange was the worst (from an orange drink...)

    Answer by momofryan07 at 2:28 PM on Aug. 4, 2010