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Is my baby’s stool normal? Here’s when to worry about poo


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Parent often worry about their newborn baby’s poo. Families commonly come to the Emergency Department to check – it is really hard as a new parent to know what is normal and what is not. Here are the 3 most common worries that parents have about newborn poo, and 3 things as clinicians that we need to make sure we check for.

About the authors

  • Tessa Davis is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Royal London Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London.


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