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My wife is breastfeeding our 5 day old girl. Her poop is

pretty runny. That's normal right?...
My wife is breastfeeding our 5 day old girl. Her poop is pretty runny. That's normal right?
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How many times does she pass stool in a day?
How is urine output?
Does she take only breast feeding?
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Day 2= 3 poops. Day 3= 3 poops. Day 4= 11 poops, 6 of those were runny between 11pm and 2:30 am. Today= 1 runny poop. Shes peed a couple times today for sure. Probably more often mixed with pooping.

Hi Brian,
Thank you for the input.
Breast feeding baby can pass stool several times a day.
11 times is not abnormal.
Stool can be loose mixed with water.
It may take time to have proper digestion in a new born baby.
After each feeding she can pass stool for a few days.
But if the water part is more and urine is less, then you should contact pediatrician.
Baby should pass urine at least 4-5 times in 24 hours.
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