Your newborn baby’s stool is very dark green, tarry, sticky and odorless.

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your babys stool

During the first one to two days of birth, you go to change your newborn baby’s diaper.  The baby stool is very dark green , tarry , sticky and odorless. Which is the correct answer?

  • Your breast or bottle milk may be contaminated and antibiotics are needed.
  • You should take the baby to the emergency room immediately and notify your pediatrician.
  • This is normal it’s called meconium or “mec.” It’s the baby’s first stool of life.
  • You should pump and dump your breast milk for 30 minutes before your next feeding or change the brand of  formula you are feeding the baby. 

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Nurse Jackie says,
"Babies DO come with Instructions"

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