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Pale poo!

(6 Posts)
Teatimecakes Wed 27-Nov-13 19:29:42

Ds is 13 months and switched to just cows milk 3 weeks ago. He was previously bf.

Since switching his poo has been very pale. He's eating normally and has a good appetite. Is this normal when they go onto cows milk?

pudseypie Wed 27-Nov-13 21:15:13

Yes they do change colour then and take a few weeks to settle down

noblegiraffe Wed 27-Nov-13 21:17:35

Can also happen if they get a virus, not sure why! See your doctor if they are white rather than just pale as this can indicate a liver problem.

Space2000 Wed 27-Nov-13 21:23:01

My baby similar age has had pale poo for ages, changed to normal now. She had it running alongside virus after virus.

incywincyspideragain Wed 27-Nov-13 22:46:22

Ds's poo was pale, loose and skinny, only changed to normal when we took him off dairy - is intollerant - might just be ur lo adjusting to new diet and guy getting used to it

Teatimecakes Thu 28-Nov-13 07:40:03

Thanks everyone

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