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ok..my baby girl was born on 18th XXXXXXX
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and since yesterday I am observing blood spots in her diapers
she is 5 days old
I want to know if this is normal or not. Till yesterday she having only white mucus discharge
but since yesterday, I am observing blood spots too..
Is she passing stools without any difficulty?
she had not passed stool for a day..(yesterday) but she passed it today in the morning
Do you feel there is any kind of distension of the stomach/abdomen?
Is your baby feeding well?
the baby is feeding well...but I feel she has discomfort in her stomach sometimes due to gas..I can hear some movements in her stomach
she drinks milk about every two hours for about 15-20 min
Are you there?
Let me explain.
Occasional blood spots in the diaper is not very concerning.
It often resolves.
However, I would be concerned
and if the blood spots increase in amount.
Do you follow?
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Thanks for consulting me.
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