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how often should my 9 week old have bowel movements?

On Friday I switched my daughter from soy formula to nutramigen and ever since she has been pooping at least 4 or more times a day. They are lime green and runny. I am curious if this is normal or if I should take her to the doctor

 
dominique1108

Asked by dominique1108 at 2:57 PM on Dec. 21, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • I could just be getting used to the different formula. If it continues for another day, I would call the doctor.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 4:24 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • it could be the formula... my girls pooped a TON if they had formula... if she is eating well and peeing i wouldn't worry too much.
    asil

    Answer by asil at 5:50 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Hmmm. Not sure. I know more about breastfed baby poo. (Yellow and runny. lol) Hope the switch works out.
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 10:09 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • breast fed-2 x a week (cause there is not wast)
    formula fed daily
    MELRN

    Answer by MELRN at 10:36 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • my dd is bf, but that sounds normal
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 3:10 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • i think that sounds typical for formula.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 5:48 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Breastfed babies will go more than a week between bowel movements
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:28 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • It takes a few days for her to get used to the formula. You can always call your Dr and ask.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:49 AM on Dec. 30, 2010

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