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8 month old stools??

My baby will be 8 months on tuesday..he eats 3 times a day and gets two snacks plus nurses 6-8 times daily but his stools are still runny, he usually has 1-3 a day..Dr said its normal..any other babies like that?? should I be concerned??

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socalikim

Asked by socalikim at 3:40 AM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • If the doctor said it was fine i wouldnt worry are you giving any thing else to drink besides breast milk .
    alexia_09

    Answer by alexia_09 at 3:43 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Most breast fed babies usually have runny stools. I breastfed my baby for the first 6 months of her life. I introduced her to rice cereal at 4 months and slowly weaned her off the breast by rotating breast feeding and a bottle of formula once or twice a day. Eventually stools will be normal in form.
    proudmom2510

    Answer by proudmom2510 at 3:51 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • little bit of water
    socalikim

    Comment by socalikim (original poster) at 3:57 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Its normal. My daughter is 7 1/2 months old and hers are still runny on occasion. If I use a lil extra rice cereal in her food, it makes it a little thicker!
    austinsmama1106

    Answer by austinsmama1106 at 9:22 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

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