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    Question bowel movement



    What is normal for a 3 month old's bm? How can you tell if it is diarrhea since breastfed infants stools are on the runny side anyways? Is there anything I need to look for that may indicate a problem??

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    Default Re: bowel movement

    Just about anything goes, but see this page for more info than you ever wanted to know about infant's bms!
    http://www.drjaygordon.com/developme...ricks/poop.asp
    It really does have good info.

    Molly

    Loving mama to JP (DS, 1/03 ~ nursed 6 mos), EL (DD1, 9/05 ~ nursed 4 yrs), EJ (DD2, 3/08 ~ nursed 3 yrs 9 mos), and
    JM (DD3, 6/12 ~ currently nursing), all born naturally
    Devoted wife to SAHD P, my hero
    A few of my favorite things that I've discovered on the forum: co-sleeping, baby-wearing, tandem nursing, baby-led solids, cloth diapering, APing, selective vaccination...the list goes on

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    Default Re: bowel movement

    Thanks Molly!! The website is a very helpful.

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