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My stepson is just over 2 yrs old and not having formed stools at all?

He is potty training now but he doesnt seem to have a Bowel movement often and they are not formed. We have had issues with the mothers lack of nutrition choice before. am i right to be concerned?

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Asked by jlvernwald at 6:48 PM on Oct. 14, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I wouldn't worry about it unless he is loosing weight or isn't having at least one BM at least every day to day and a half... Softer poops tend to be from high fluids and high fiber... Neither of which are really bad things.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 6:49 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • My youngest didn't really have formed stools until he was about 2.5. I would not worry yet. I know that our kids have a pretty good diet and he just had soft poops forever.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 7:00 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • It took a long time for my little one to form stools and I was getting pretty worried too. Even at 3 sometimes it doesn't look to formed. Although, today a bit to formed...

    Answer by Flower_Mom at 1:56 AM on Oct. 17, 2010

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