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... Hi everyone. My almost 4 week old is having some problems with her formula. At first she was having bowel movements that were greenish that was not consistent and smelled awful. The doctor tested for blood and said there was none and so it wasn't an allergy. SHe switched her to soy based and so far it has gotten better. ... (6 replies)
... I wouldn't say they are I mentioned before it looks pretty much like mustard. When we switched formulas, there definitely was a change in the bowel movements. She was born small...5 lb 13 oz at 38 weeks. But she's about 7 pounds at about 4 weeks. So I don't think she has failure to thrive. ... (6 replies)
... she did get somewhat constipated. We were used to her pooping twice a day. Once she was on the soy, it was once a day and sometimes once every other day. It took her about a month to adjust to it, but we have milk allergies in our families so we stuck with it. ... (6 replies)

... Well, formula fed baby poo smells. Also, soy can cause gas and constipation. ... (6 replies)
... DS does have CF and while his stools may not have been greasy, they weren't well-formed. Greenish, yellowish. Tended to smell like feta cheese (sorry TMI). Basically not well-formed. Sometimes maybe shiny. Most of the times they weren't exactly pasty, but were kinda fluffy, almost like whipped cream. (6 replies)
... or greasy stools. Basically not well formed because they can't digest fats and protein. ... (6 replies)
... My DD got EXTREMELY constipated on the soy. We switched to the Alimentum and it made a world of difference. ... (6 replies)
... Iron. It caused her so much gas, she was having trouble sleeping and eating because of it. So we switched her to Similac's Isomil Soy Formula. I am convinced she might have an allergy to soy. ... (4 replies)
... Very normal, happened to my DD too. She would go maybe once a day when on formula and suddenly it was 3 and 4 when we started solids. ... (1 replies)
... Breastfed babies and formula fed babies have much different bowel movements from each other. ... (3 replies)
Formula-fed stools
Jun 28, 2005
... fed infant stools. My son will turn 9 months on the 6th of July and I've always been concerned about his stool. Everyone else assures me that it's perfectly normal the way he his but I don't think so. ... (1 replies)
... My baby is mostly breastfed, but we have given her a few bottles of formula over the past week. She hasn't had a bowel movement for a week and I am concerned. Maybe the formula has made her constipated? ... (5 replies)
... and bowel movements have been the same. Her overall temperment has been the same, too. ... (6 replies)
... I have been breastfeeding my DD since she was born. She will be a month old next Tuesday. Since being born she has consistently had bowel movements several times a day. Unfortunately a few days ago I ended up with a very bad migraine and had to take a medication that I could not breastfeed while using. ... (3 replies)
... My son was born 6 wks premature and the hospital and pediatrician all suggested to keep him on Neosure premature infant formula. This formula has 2 extra calories, I believe, per ounce. At about 5 wks it seemed to have started giving him tummy troubles so on the peds advice we went to soy. ... (2 replies)
... she's getting between 20 and 26 ounces a day. ... (2 replies)
... I remember my doctor telling me it usually takes a good week to see any kind of change in baby's overall behavior. i switched my daughter to soy formula because she was grunting horribly in her crib at night and saw a change in about two days. she slept better, less fussiness, easier bowel movements... ... (5 replies)
... use. As a newborn I noticed he had looser bowel movements with the powder but for the rest he was fine. ... (8 replies)
... my oldest daugther spit up all the time, and sometimes it would be so much, i had to wonder if there was anything left in her little tummy! ... (4 replies)
... DS is now eating solids a few times a day and his poops have increased to about 3-4 times a day. Is this normal? When he was exclusively on formula, he pooped once a day. Also, will it slow down once his body gets used to the solids? (1 replies)

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