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Question: 8 month baby has irregular poop sked

 jack daniels - Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:20 am

Hello. I have an 8 month old baby right now. He pooped his nappies on 6:30 am then again at 7:30 am with no meals between. Then he did again on 10 am. Is it normal? I'm scheduling an appointment with his pedia right now. I'm desperate. Help!
 Debbie Miller, RN - Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:52 am

User avatar Hello,
Yes, this is perfectly normal. Babies vary considerably in their bowel movements and you cannot expect a regular pattern for some time (if ever). Don't worry.

Best wishes.

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