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Dark green poo

(10 Posts)
evansmummy Tue 19-Apr-05 17:22:11

It's probably already been asked, but I can't find an answer anywhere. My ds has just done a really huge and very dark green poo (almost black). He's bf except for a 4oz formula top up at night. Normally all his nappies are greenish, but this one was REALLY dark. Why?????

SkiBunnyFlummy Tue 19-Apr-05 17:23:33

age?

probably ok. does he seem ok

NomDePlume Tue 19-Apr-05 17:24:21

Baby/toddler poo comes in a whole shocking rainbow of colours, from gaudy yellow to meconium black, unless he had trouble passing the poo or seems to be in pain, I would just put it down to one of those baby things.

evansmummy Tue 19-Apr-05 17:55:31

He's 18 weeks. Cries a lot, but doesn't strain to poo.

SkiBunnyFlummy Wed 20-Apr-05 09:21:30

expect it is normal. if baby seems ok

HappyDaddy Wed 20-Apr-05 09:28:55

Sounds like a healthy one to me. DD used to do Gold ones!

HappyDaddy Wed 20-Apr-05 09:30:03

Oh I just remembered. That darkness could be him passing the last of the nutrients from when he was inside you. I'm pretty sure that came out around the 12-18weeks time. May be wrong of course.

wheresmyfroggy Wed 20-Apr-05 09:31:19

sort of like the hen in jack and the beanstalk?

HappyDaddy Wed 20-Apr-05 09:34:09

Yep, except these were from SMA Gold and not real!! I did try taking them to the bank but they were strangely uninterested...

wheresmyfroggy Wed 20-Apr-05 09:34:51

bugger

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