June 11, 2021 3 min read
Motherhood is one of the most amazing experiences of life. However, there are certain aspects of being a mother that most moms-to-be don’t exactly look forward to. One such phase is cleaning their baby’s poop.
There are certain bodily functions of a newborn that mothers need to take care of to maintain the baby’s health.
Keeping an eye on your baby’s poop is an important indicator of good health and can reveal quite a bit about the baby’s metabolism and appetite.
Questions that Come to the Mind of a New Mother Regarding the Baby’s Stool
You will find the answers to all these questions in this article. A newborn’s poop has to be checked regularly, as it can give you an idea of the baby’s health and let you know if your baby is getting enough milk.
Poop is Different in Breastfeeding Babies and Formula Fed Babies. Here’s How.
The changes in the stool of the newborn as it grows are:
When Do You Call the Doctor?
If you notice these changes in poop on the diaper:
Taking Help for Breastfeeding Newborns
If a breastfed baby does not poop, it may mean that your newborn is not eating enough. In that case, you should seek help from your newborn’s doctor or a lactation advisor.
Poop might be ugly and icky. But for a new mother, your newborn’s poop is one of the most important windows to your baby’s health in the first few days of his/her life. With time and practice, you’ll be able to view the process as naturally as it’s meant to be. You can do this, new mommy!
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