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please answer my 5 days old not doing #2 ?? WORRYYYYYYY

my 5 days old baby girl didnt did number #2 at all yesterday and today is 6:00pm and nothing yet shes peeing good but no #2 should i be worry what should I do?

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Asked by MommyOfJayden23 at 9:04 PM on Oct. 17, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • contact a doctor. is she bottle or breast fed? bottle fed babies dont have a bm every day.

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 9:05 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • Are you breastfeeding or formula feeding?

    Answer by Erin814 at 9:05 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • call the doctor..a lot of pediatrics have after hour care and you can call and leave a msg and a doctor will call you back within an hour...

    Answer by iNk-FrEaK at 9:06 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • With a new little baby the rule of thumb is: When in doubt call. Don't hesitate, even if it's nothing you'll feel better. Better safe than sorry.

    Answer by beckcorc at 9:08 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • I would call. But I think I am reading that it has been 2 days or less. I really would not worry.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 9:10 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • is your baby formula fed or breast fed some time formula does that to a baby. i call the dr cause my son had the same problem. first we did suppositorys but he still was constipated then he said put a tea spoon of dark kyro syrup in Evey other one of his bottles and that worked like a charm but never do any thing till you clear it with your dr first

    Answer by mad_ct_mom at 9:19 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • call your doc and they can help hun

    Answer by Ivory123 at 9:21 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • Breastfed or formula fed? If she is breastfed, keep her skin to skin on you and encourage her to breastfeed more frequentlly.

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 10:08 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • Def call the dr, they usually have nurses on call just for mums who have questions

    Answer by KKline at 11:09 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • She is probably fine. If she is getting breastmilk than she can go a long time without a BM. If she is acting normal and not uncomfortable than I wouldn't worry about it quite yet.

    Answer by mag12305cmg at 4:16 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

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