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Faeces Color and Infant Health

Faeces Color and Infant Health - Twenty-four hours after birth, the baby will defecate. The first dirt is usually greenish black, and is called meconium.

Meconium is formed from ingested amniotic fluid when the baby is still in the womb, and was in his intestines since 3 months before birth. Soon after the baby starts to suckle, meconium will push out, because the milk stimulates the baby's digestive system to begin doing its job.

Change of color and shape. After removing the meconium, the stool that infants issued will change the color and shape, according to the composition of compounds in breast milk that you gave to them. The following changes and transition colors based on nutrient intake of breast milk:

1. Form of green or yellow-colored liquid. Usually this is a transition between meconium dirt and impurities that are formed from the "trash" mother's milk. Stools like this come out for a few days after birth.
2. Shaped like a grain of rice, bright yellow color and smell a bit sour. This is usually the feces produced after the baby is consuming milk regularly.
3. Shaped somewhat dense, pale yellow or yellow-brown, slightly sour smell sharp. This is the manure produced by the infants fed formula milk, in addition to breast milk.

4. Form of liquid, without the pulp, and green. It is a appearance of dirt, indicating that the baby has diarrhea.
5. Shaped like a round of goat manure, solid and hard, blackish color. It is a appearance of dirt that indicate a baby has constipation.

If the baby pup suddenly change shape and color of the reaction accompanied by crying and fussing, you need to give extra attention. Especially, give attention to the foods and beverages you consume can affect the nutritional composition of breast milk that your production.

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