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Infant, exclusively breastfed, has yellow frothy stools. Started rolling over. What could be the cause of change?

Hi, My daughter is 3months and 3weeks, she is on exclusive breastfeed . She normally used to have paste-like consistency of stool around once in a day and a lots of regurgitation of milk since her birth. She has started to roll over since 10 days. Since yesterday she is passing watery yellow frothy stool 4-5 times a day. She has no other problems suggestive of infection. What can be the possible cause for change in stools?
Asked On : Sat, 28 Jul 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi.
Thanks for your query,
It is normal for breast fed babies to sometimes pass several motions a day due to increased gastrocolic reflex.
Relax,if she is active,taking feeds normally.passing urine 4 to 5 times there is nothing to worry.
I suggest you to give lactobaccilus for 2 to 3 days and zinc for 14 days .
You should avoid eating gas forming food items.
Continue with exclusive breast feeding till 6 months of age.

wishing your baby good health.
God bless.
Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty's  Response
hi

thanks for writing to health care magic

great the you are giving EXCLUSIVE BREAST FEED..................very important for any baby........continue to breast feed

if there is no blood or mucus in the stool..........the change in consistency is not a issue
breast fed babies some times pass stool 4-5 times a day and some times do not pass stool for 3 days or so..........not a issue if the baby is feeding normally and active.....................

color of the stool may vary from green to yellow depending on the intestinal motility........so you need not worry about that

keep writing

take care
Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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dear drroopanayak

thanks for writing to health care magic

great the you are giving EXCLUSIVE BREAST FEED..................VERY IMPORTANT FOR ANY BABY

CONTINUE THAT TILL 6 MONTHS

if there is no blood or mucus in the stool..........the change in consistency is not a issue
breast fed babies some times pass stool 4-5 times a day and some times do not pass stool for 3 days or so..........not a issue if the baby is feeding normally and active.....................

color of the stool may vary from green to yellow depending on the intestinal motility........so you need not worry about that

keep writing

take care

Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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