Meconium. after the birth of a child chair during the first two or three days, consists of a substance called meconium, it is a greenish-black color, liquid and viscous.Then its color changes to brown or yellow.If the child was not chair at the end of the second day of life, should see a doctor.
chair a child who breastfeed, sometimes many times a day. In the first weeks of the baby, who breast feed, the chair is several times daily.In some children, it happens after each feeding.Color is usually light yellow.The consistency similar to a thick soup or dough.newborn chair almost never hard.Many children who are breastfed, to one, two or three months the frequency of stool reduced.Sometimes it happens every day, and sometimes every other day or even less often.This may alarm the mother, who used to think that the chair should be daily.But if the child does not show anxiety, nothing to worry about.baby chair remains soft, even if sometimes every two or three days.
Some children begin to make an effor
chair a child by artificial feeding. babies who are fed cow's milk, usually the chair is the beginning of one to four times a day (sometimes up to six).As the child grows, chair sokraschaetsya- to one or two times a day.The number does not matter if your child feels fine, and stool consistency is good.
Kal child feeding cow's milk, usually pasty and pale yellow or tan.However, some infants stool resembles soft scrambled eggs - lumps, and a liquid substance between them.If a child feels good and normally comes to weight, it does not matter.
most common violation of the y-fed infants - a tendency to hard stools.This issue is addressed in section dedicated constipation
Very few children in the first few months there is a tendency to liquid green lumpy feces.If the mixture is added a lot of sugar, calories deteriorates.In severe cases need medical attention.If you can not see a doctor, try to completely eliminate sugar from the mixture.However, if a baby chair is always a liquid, it can be ignored, unless the child is doing well, gaining weight normally and the doctor does not find anything serious from him.
Changes in the chair. As you can see, it does not matter if the child's feces slightly varies at different times, as long as the child felt fine.But when Cal is undergoing major changes, you need to consult a doctor.If, for example, has always been a sticky feces, and then suddenly became liquid, with chunks of undigested food, it is possible to suspect an attack of indigestion or mild stomach infection.If the stool becomes much more fluid, greenish and changes its smell, it is almost always indicative of intestinal disease (diarrhea), more or less serious.If the chair is delayed, and then becomes unusually hard, it could mean the beginning of a cold or other illness, but not necessarily.(Infection not only changes the bowels, but also reduces the appetite.) The general rule is: the number of changes and stool color are less important than the changes in its texture and smell.
mucus in the stool is common, if your child has diarrhea and is a sign of stomach irritation.It can also mean indigestion.But mucus can come from higher divisions, such as the throat or bronchi, if the child has a cold.In healthy infants in the first few days it is often a lot of mucus.
When added to the child's diet new vegetable (less often the case with other food), the food can often come out in the same form as entered.If there are other signs of stomach irritation: diarrhea, mucus - let the next time less.If no irritation, can continued
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stools hold in the air, it will turn green or brown.No need to worry because of that.
traces of blood on the surface of the stool is usually explained by the cracks on the inside of the anus;These cracks occur due to hard feces.In itself, this bleeding is not serious, but should notify the doctor and treat constipation.This is important not only in terms of the physical, but also psychological reasons (see. Section 382). more blood in the stool are rare and may be due to improper functioning of the intestines, severe diarrhea, or bowel obstruction (see. Section 690).In this case, you should consult a doctor immediately or place the child in the hospital.