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    confusion over nutramigen and bowel movements
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    hms01bdh posted:
    so my baby girl was having a hard time passing her stools. not constipated but they were harder than they needed to be. She had pretty bad gas that kept her up most nights. She had a break out on her skin that I thought was eczema. She was fussy all the time.

    Dr decided to switch her from Gerger gentle to the Nutramigen formula. She said it would help her gas and clear up her skin...and it has. She still has gas from time to time but it isn't nearly as bad as it was. And her skin is clear.

    But her bowel movements are horrible. They are the consistancy of water and green in color. EVERY SINGLE TIME she has a bowel movement it leaks out and gets all over everything. I am having to bathe her multiple times a day from it. I am up to my ears in laundry because of it.

    She doesn't seem to be in any additional discomfort from it. She doesn't have a rash and isn't dehydrated. But my question is should it be THIS bad? Her dr says those type of stools are normal. Should I try going up a diaper size in the hopes it will contain it? Should i insist the dr see her and maybe change her formula again?

    She is 4 months old and has been on the formula for 9 days.

    Thank you


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