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16 day old baby not pooped for 3 days
My 16 days old baby has not passed motion for 3 days now. She is fed both with breast milk as well as formula milk. Please advise if it is a cause of concern.
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Can wait for 3-4 days more. Increase breast feeding
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Newborns sometimes pass stools at haps of 6-8 days . It is normal and does not harm the baby . However formula can constipate a baby . So try exclusive breast feeds .
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Avoid suppositories or inserting any home remedy through anus .
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You can wait for 4 more days . Try breast feed more . No need of any intervention
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Continue breast feeding
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