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The scoop on poop

The first No. 2 Baby’s initial stool usually takes place within 24 hours after delivery. The meconium, as it’s called, is thick, black and tarry. Solid improvement During the first week, it’ll turn to a pasty brown color before eventually … Continue reading

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Bellamy’s first blowout

Yes, you read the title correctly. It was THAT memorable for me. I knew from the beginning poop was part of the equation of having a baby, but there’s nothing quite like the first “up the back” poop explosion. Let’s … Continue reading

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The scoop on poop

The first No. 2 “The initial stool should appear within the first 24 hours of birth,” explains Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP, board-certified pediatrician and co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn. “It is thick, black and tarry and is called … Continue reading

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