Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: newMUM | 2012-07-02

Q.

green stool

my baby is 4 months. he is only formula only he was previously on NAN1 and i then found out he has an allergy for cows milk. so my pediatrician recommended isomal1. problem now is his stool is green and thicker than before. when i was breastfeeding it use to be yellow/mustard and runny. i thought it was the panado i use to give as he was teething as well but i stopped and it''s still green. i''m giving him calpol now. pls advise

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

The chance in colour of your son's stool is due to the Isomil feed. There is no need for concern.

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Posted by: Purple | 2012-07-03

All formulas have iron so it will probably be green on all the formulas.

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Posted by: newMUM | 2012-07-02

so should i change his formula? it was green when he was on the NAN1 as well

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Posted by: Purple | 2012-07-02

Its usually the iron in the cereal and formula that constipate babies and give green stools.

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Posted by: newMUM | 2012-07-02

he is currently on solids as well. he eats the rice cereal and i give him gemsquash and pumpkin and butternut as well

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