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Small child, foul smelling dark green stools. Drinking lactose free formula. Cause of concern?

Hi , My daughter is 13 months old , was trialled on lactose free formula as an infant. She is health and putting on weight and we are currently trying to wean off formula to cows milk. We are doing this gradually by adding half formula half cows milk to her remaining few bottles. For the last few weeks she has offensive dark green soft stool but remains sleeping well and feeding well . Should I be concerned ?
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
As you introduced cow's milk in addition to formula lactose is being given to your child and this may be the cause of offensive dark green stool. So better continue lactose free milk formula and give soft solid diet in addition to formula feeds. Consult your Pediatrician for further feeding advice and to rule out any gut infection.
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