My son is 22 days old and is pooping quite frequently these days. He poops every time he is being fed by his mother (sometimes during the feed as well). The excretion is mainly watery and small sprouts of poop (with gas). The poop is bright yellow in shade. He feeds good for 10 mins each time and approx 10 times a day. I am little worried by this condition. Is this normal?
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This is known as gastro colic reflex, normal for most babies but needs to be addrased if associated with frequent loose motions,rash in perianal area.
Always exclusively breast feed your baby with frequent clean water given orally. If perianal rash is observed,keep area dry with liberal application of Zn oxide ointment locally.
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