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Dr. Y. Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Paediatrics
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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I'm concerned regarding my newborn. She's 10 days old. In

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I'm concerned regarding my newborn. She's 10 days old. In the first 48 hrs she passed stool several times. However since she has passed stool once which was nearly a week ago. She's exclusively breastfed.
We have tried massarging her stomach, rotating her legs, this evening we also tried to stimulate her rectum with a cue tip.
Should we be concerned?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 1 year ago.
No, just wait few days. It is common for breastfed babies to pass stool after several days without discomfort or getting constipated.