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Why is my 1 year daughter pooping small little balls ?

my 1 year old daughter has been on whole milk for about 2 weeks now an shes been pooping small little balls..no more then 5 or 6 at a time, about 4 times a day. i ve given her juice an prunes (baby food) but it s still the same should i take her to the dr?
Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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Hello.
Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic forum.
You need to add some fibre based foods to her diet as she is now old enough to eat any kind of food. You can give her porridge, green vegetables mashed,boiled dal,and even isabgol kheer to soften her stool. Yoghurt will also help to increase the favourable gut flora.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
drrakhitayal@gmail.com


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