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Newborns poo

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Notthinkingclearly Wed 04-Jan-17 18:52:56

My sister had a baby on New Year's Day. So far he has only had 2 dirty nappies. Last one yesterday and its still black. From memory with my kids I thought he should be passing yellow poo by now. He is being breastfed but has already lost 10 % of weight. Not got alot of faith in midwife as already made mistakes. Can anyone reassure. He is quite jaundice too.

MrsS82 Thu 05-Jan-17 13:04:31

My DS had very few dirty nappies in his first week and I remember being worried based on expectations from other mums and anti natal class. I tried b/f but it was difficult and as a result after a week he lost weight and we switched to formula. He is now a helathy sturdy 2 year old. If your worried take him to GP but every child is different and will have different movements

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