Infant feces or stool is generally distinguished by its color. Based on various color stool, we can detect whether the baby’s digestive system is normal or impaired.
Newborn baby stool is shaped like a soft asphalt, after the clotted like jelly, solid, seed, and can be fluid. As for the babies who were breastfed by his mother, would have a stool-shaped pasta or creams, seeds, and liquid like diarrhea
Frequency of bowel movements in every baby is different, especially in the fourth or fifth week at the beginning of his birth in the world, a baby can defecate 5 times a day. As for the babies who are breastfed, no bowel movement every day. Usually can reach 4 to 7 days.
Yellow stool is normal for babies stool color. If the baby is breastfed in total, without any mixture of other milk, feces produced will be the dominant color yellow (brighter).
Green stool is still considered normal. However, this can not be allowed to occur continuously. Usually occurs because of the way breastfeeding mothers has not been right. That is inhaled by the baby milk only foremik course, generally occurs in abundant milk production conditions. Where the baby sucks the milk first. Breast milk contains the sugar and lactose, but low in fat, so it can make the baby hungry again quickly. While breast milk contains a lot of fat back after foremik be sucked out, but hidmik (ASI back) is what makes the stools became normal yellow.
If your baby has a red stool, the color red is generally caused by drops of blood are carried to the stool. The blood may come from the body of the baby or the mother, who exploited the labor process. If blood comes from the mother’s body, it will be found a black spot in the faeces, and last for 1 to 2 days. But if there is not blood coming from the body of the baby and the mother, the baby likely to suffer from allergies due to formula feeding. Can also occur in the intestinal blockage. Immediately handled promptly.
You should be aware if your baby’s stool is colored white or grayish, because of the white or grayish disturbance can be detected in the liver, or even blockage of the bile duct, so that bile can not give color to the infant’s stools. Immediately consult your baby’s doctor.