Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-17-2007, 03:38 PM   #1
mandikaake's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: We are located in central Michigan
Posts: 2,480
My Mood:
Need some "poopy" help.

Since my son was breastfed his stool was soft. Now that he's done I had hoped it would solidify. He's now been done breastfeeding for 4 months (yes it was child led) and he's still not solid. He moves at least 2-3 times a day which I'm glad for but it's so soft, not water but very runny I have some priobiotics (acidophilus) that I'm going to use but one thing my herbalist suggested was Fiber for Everyone but she wanted around $57 for it. No way.

Any other suggestions?


Come visit my blog or my website for thrifty ideas, remedies, recipes and more. My ISO/IHA.
mandikaake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2007, 06:46 PM   #2
alysia101's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 936
Re: Need some "poopy" help.

My dd is the same way. Does he have a lot of cows milk or dairy products? DD is lactose intolerant (not terribly but enough to give her the runs). Her poops are still soft but not runny. I know when she's had a lot of dairy b/c she gets the runs.
Mommy to Allison 10/14/05 and Nora 1/2/07
alysia101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2007, 07:32 PM   #3
turtle2who's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: CT
Posts: 2,570
My Mood:
Re: Need some "poopy" help.

My ds is the same! I was so looking forward to the solid poo and it still hasn't happened. He's 2 and potty trained now and it is clearer than ever how unsolid it is when it just dissolves upon hitting the toilet water.

More than one person has mentioned food issues to us related to the loose poo. I haven't looked into it- keep hoping he'll outgrow it. We've tried Kefir (like 5 oz a day) in his sippy but it hasn't really made a diff. He often has lots of undigested bits of food in there too so it seems very possible it could be a digestive issue for us. I was thinking dairy too.

I will be watching this thread to see if anyone knows anything that could help us too!
Wendy :wave2: Single mama to Xander 5/12/05
turtle2who is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2007, 07:34 PM   #4
mom2madison06's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Richmond, VA
Posts: 2,640
My Mood:
Re: Need some "poopy" help.

If it's not diarrhea, I wouldn't worry too much. DD's poo varies each time, based on what she eats, so I'm never too concerned. TMI, I know, but even mine aren't ALWAYS the same. Unless DC is constipated or having frequent diarrhea, I wouldn't worry. You could always have him checked for a food sensitivity to put your mind to rest, but I personally would probably leave it alone.

DD 7/2006, DSS 4/2008, DSS 3/2010, and Rose arrived after unmedicated birth on 4/9/2017!

mom2madison06 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2018 VIX-WomensForum LLC. All Rights Reserved.