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vineyard Mon 08-Aug-11 16:49:28

hello i am a FTM. My baby is 5 weeks old and his bowel movements are every two/three hours before the feeds. It is mustard in colour with peanut like bits understand this is normal as breastfeeding. I am breastfeed feeding and toping up with formula would like to know if this is normal as before it was less frequent.

RitaMorgan Mon 08-Aug-11 17:21:39

What does FTM mean?

Sounds normal to me, my ds pooed 10 times a day for weeks.

vineyard Tue 09-Aug-11 11:36:07

Thanks for the info , FTM stands for first time mother, do you know if this is part of a growth phase and if so what is the next stage

shmoz Tue 09-Aug-11 11:41:40

Sounds fine, my DS was ebf and his poo was also mustardy/grainy and quite frequent on times.

The joys of baby poo!

vineyard Tue 09-Aug-11 12:23:58

brill I can relax a bit now out now :-)

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