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3 week old baby bowel movements (sorry TMI)

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MissusW Posts: 330
Sorry this is a bit TMI. Ive a 3 and a half week old baby and shes very content but today she isnt taking as much milk and Ive just changed a nappy that was a bit mucusy? almost like raw egg white consistency mixed in with her poo..... should I be worried? maybe just keep an eye on it? any advice appreciated thanks
Gnomie Posts: 676
Couldnt read and not reply. I'm sure you must be worried. I cant help really but maybe if you ring your hosp (maternity, they look after the baby til its 6 weeks old dont they?). I'm sure they will take the call. I know they dont like giving advice over the phone but they may tell you that its normal or come in... Sorry I cant be of more help!
the fortress Posts: 341
I second that - call the hospital as she's still under their care and they will hopefully call you in for a look as she's still so young. No point in sitting at home worrying! She might have a bit of an infection/tummy bug or something so maybe save the nappy and bring it with you so they can test it.
MeSB Posts: 3785
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TAZ DEVIL Posts: 1706
my dd had these types of nappies in the first few weeks, its just all the "stuff" from the uterus (for want of a better word!) leaving their system. but as the girls said for ease of mind get her checked out.
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