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    Default Question about my baby's poop and breastfeeding~~~ TMI warning~~~~

    DD is 3 months old and exclusively breastfeed. For the past 3 days her poop has been green. Green like leaves. Not mucusy.
    She is not sick or whingy. Shes still very settled and happy.
    She brestfeeds every 3 hours during the day and every 4~5 hours from 12am onwards. She does wake up hourly between 9pm~11pm for feeds.
    She feeds for about 5 min each time and on one boob only, its enough to fill her up. If shes drained one boob completely and still hungry I will offer the other. Shes currently 100th percentile in her weight and 60th percentile in height. She hasnt lost weight or anything.

    I am not sure what is the cause of her green poop. I did some reading online and it says that it could be because the way shes fed and not getting enough hind milk or shes got a stomach bug or shes sensitive to something I have eaten. I havent changed my diet or the way I feed her and she doesnt seem to be sick. I am not sure if shes getting enough hind milk though because shes only on boob for 5 min max. What can I do to be sure that she has more hind milk? Has your baby had green poop before and what was the issue? Do I need to take her to the doctors?


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    I would leave it if it has only been 3 days and she is otherwise happy.

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    Teething?

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    Teething?
    @3 months? Maybe!

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    Default Question about my baby's poop and breastfeeding~~~ TMI warning~~~~

    My DS has this occasionally too (he is 11 weeks) - lasts a couple of days then back to normal. He sounds similar to your LO in that he only feeds for a short amount of time on one breast at each feed. However he is a bit of a snacker and feeds every 1.5-2hrs during the day. I wouldn't be overly concerned unless there were signs that LO was sick or uncomfortable.

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    Sometimes their poo just changes colour... if she hasn't changed behaviour then I wouldn't worry. it'll probably go back to what it was once the weather cools down.

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