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Greenish poo

Posted by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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I EBF my girl and this past week her poo has a light green tint and smells different. She will be 16 weeks Friday. We had her allergy tested and I no longer allow wheat or egg whites along with dairy in the diet this has been since Thanksgiving. What could be the culprit?
by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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MusherMaggie
by Ruby Member on Dec. 30, 2013 at 6:45 PM
Green is within the realm of normal. Is she acting ill in any way? It could also be extra saliva from the beginning of teething.
mostlymaydays
by Group Admin - Stacy on Dec. 30, 2013 at 7:12 PM
Sometimes a random green poop is nothing more than that.
beebar
by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 7:27 PM
She is salivating and drooling a lot I thought she maybe could be teething. She's acting normal a but grumpy but I again figured teething.

Quoting MusherMaggie: Green is within the realm of normal. Is she acting ill in any way? It could also be extra saliva from the beginning of teething.
beebar
by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Thanks I hope so!!

Quoting mostlymaydays: Sometimes a random green poop is nothing more than that.
mostlymaydays
by Group Admin - Stacy on Dec. 30, 2013 at 7:38 PM
Totally a plausible explanation. :-)

Quoting beebar: She is salivating and drooling a lot I thought she maybe could be teething. She's acting normal a but grumpy but I again figured teething.



Quoting MusherMaggie: Green is within the realm of normal. Is she acting ill in any way? It could also be extra saliva from the beginning of teething.
Rachel_Neocate
by on Jan. 2, 2014 at 2:01 PM

I agree that green stools are not out of the realm of normal for a EBF baby... if you're seeing them consistenly and with other symptoms like mucous and/or blood... or your LO has more symptoms of an intolerance/allergy like rashes, colic, sleep problems, etc.. then I would take another look at your diet... and one big culprit in addition to dairy is soy.  Half of all babies who cannot tolerate dairy also have trouble with soy because their proteins are very similar.  

Anyway, hopefully your LO is already back on track... here are some links that may help :

http://kellymom.com/health/baby-health/m2m-green-stools/

http://www.babycenter.com/baby-poop-photos

Link to baby poop and what is normal depending on what your LO is eating: http://bit.ly/itXZUR

Rachel  ~ Mom to 3 boys
Augustboy02 - Sensational Sensory kid
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ecemberboy04 - former reflux baby
Augustboy10 - MFPI

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