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Stool Chart For Babies

To help parents better understand their infant’s bowel movements, Similac.com has created a great stool chart for babies. Decoding a baby’s diaper can be challenging if your not trained to recognize a healthy, normal stool. They’ve made it easy with a slider that contains 12 diaper images to choose from (warning: …

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Potty Training

Potty Training Problems with Poop

In a recent article on potty training problems with poop, whattoexpect.com offers 7 tips on how to encourage your toddler to go number two. Potty training is a process with a different timetable for every child. While your toddler will eventually get there, it’s important to let your child set …

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Diarrhea

Causes of Diarrhea

In  a recent article by the Mayo Clinic Staff on symptoms, complications, and causes of diarrhea, they conclude that: “Diarrhea occurs when the food and fluids you ingest pass too quickly or in too large an amount — or both — through your colon. Normally, your colon absorbs liquids from …

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What To Watch For with Newborn Poop
Newborns

What To Watch For with Newborn Poop

Heidi Murkoff of whattoexpect.com answers common questions about newborn poop in her article about “normal” baby stool. The color, smell, and texture of your baby’s poop are some of the most important indicators of how your baby is doing. Newborn poop in the first few days will look different than …

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White Poop

Causes of White Poop

Healthhype.com’s Jan Modric discusses the main causes of white poop and white diarrhea. She mentions that white is not a normal color for poop. She explains that: “When less than normal or no bile is excreted from the liver into the bowel (cholestasis), excreted stool will be pale, clay, gray, …

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5 Things in Your Fecal Matter
Definition of Poop

5 Things in Your Fecal Matter

Healthhype.com’s Dr. Chris posted a comprehensive article about fecal matter and its’ formation and composition. He goes into detail about the role your colon and large intestine play in breaking down the remaining material after food is digested. If you’re wondering what fecal matter consists of, he explains: “About 75% …

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Smell

7 Conditions of Foul Smelling Stool

April Kahn of Healthline.com provides 7 conditions of foul smelling stool. She comments that, in many cases, extra smelly poop can be attributed to the food people eat and the bacteria present in their colon. It can also be a sign of a more serious health problem. Changes in diets …

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