Log In Sign Up

baby poop, is this normal???


Forum: Breastfeeding

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Breastfeeding LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
April 17th, 2008, 11:04 AM
oholydonut
Guest
Posts: n/a
zoe has been screaming since his morning, finally took a nap for 3 hours, woke up screaming, got her to calm down and started nursing when she pooped. a LOT. which is good except it was very frothy, with all these little bubbles in it. it wasn't a weird color at all, kind of orange.

what does this mean?? is it normal? what should i do?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
April 17th, 2008, 11:30 AM
LaLa's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 11,576
IF its frothy, but normal color, its no cause for concern but could be the sign of an overactive letdown and/or problem with a foremilk/hindmilk imbalance...

The solution is pretty easy - if youre switching bby from one side to the next at a nursing session - from here forward just let baby nurse an entire session from one side to ensure plenty of hindmilk.

If youre already doing that - nurse two sessions in a row from one side before switching. Pump a little to relieve pressure if you need to in order to avoid engorgement. Its called "block feeding" and should eliminate the frothy poops

Lala...
__________________




My BBT Chart





DEBT PAY DOWN!!!
Baby Step #1 DONE ($1k in ER savings!)

<a href="http://www.TickerFactory.com/debt/wRzFQue/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">

</a>
Reply With Quote
  #3  
April 17th, 2008, 01:09 PM
Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
Posts: 10,098
Lala you are so darn smart, how do you remember all this information. Its great to have someone like you with unlimited knowledge, it helps immensely.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
April 17th, 2008, 02:46 PM
oholydonut
Guest
Posts: n/a
Quote:
Lala you are so darn smart, how do you remember all this information. Its great to have someone like you with unlimited knowledge, it helps immensely. [/b]
seriously, you have been such a big help in getting me through these early weeks. thank you!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:55 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0