The work of the excretory system of the child
Changes in your child's stool.Be prepared for the fact that the chair of your child gradually change its color from black through brown to green and yellow.The first few days of the child chair comprises a black, tar-like, sticky substance known as meconium, which consists of residues of amniotic fluid, which happened in the intestinal tract of the baby.Your newborn baby should be meconium stool within the first twenty-four hours.If not, let us know your doctor.Toward the end of the first week of your baby's stools will become less sticky, and change its color to greenish-brown.Two weeks later, he acquires a yellowish-brown color and a normal consistency.
advantages of breastfeeding.
chair children are breastfed, different from children chair, receiving artificial feeding.If you are breastfeeding, within a week or two, when your baby will get more milk fat, coming at the end of feeding, you can expect that his stools will become yellow, grainy, resembling mustard.Because breast milk provides a natural
.The number of bowel movements per day varies considerably in different infants.As previously noted, children who are breastfed usually a chair more often than in children receiving the mixture.Some children have diarrhea after or during each lactation.And mothers often hear gurgling sounds loose stool, just start feeding.Watery erupting from time to time (the so-called explosive stools) - business as usual, and should not be confused with diarrhea.(If you have any concerns, read about the signs of diarrhea and dehydration.) Infants who receive a sufficient amount of breast milk, usually from two to five bowel movements a day, but it may be only once a day, which is also normal.Sometimes a child may not be a chair for two to three days, which is normal, but usually this does not happen before the age of one
or two months.It is not enough frequent stools in an infant under the age of two months usually indicates that the child is not getting enough thick, "long" milk.
blood in the stool. Sometimes a child is hard stools, or sudden explosive (gushing) chair, leading to small tears of the rectum, called anal fissures.If you find a baby on the diaper several points of bright red blood or blood in the stool strip, the reason probably is the crack.It easily heals by lubrication of the rectum child-counter children's glycerine suppositories (candles), which are pre-cut in half lengthwise.
changes occurring with wet diapers. In the first week of the baby urine not concentrated entirely as water.A few weeks later the urine may become more concentrated, amber-yellow.In the first week of your newborn normal can have two or three wet diapers a day.Once prepared for the fact that your child will wet at least six to eight cloth diapers a day (four to five disposable).
Why reddish urine?In the first week often faced with some orange or reddish spots on the diaper, which can alarm you, because they look like blood.These red spots are caused by urate (uric acid residues), normal urine newborn substances that give the orange-red spots on the diaper.