Fenugreek Stools in 6 month old? - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 09-26-2011, 05:41 AM - Thread Starter
 
Tmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 108
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

This is a tricky one...

 

We just started solids (DS is EBF) and we are just doing baby oatmeal (not doing BLW, at least not right now) for now.  Today is day 3 on oatmeal.  ALSO, I just started taking fenugreek capsules on Saturday - 3 pills, 3 times a day with meals to increase my supply. DS usually only poops once a day, sometimes every other day.  Today?  He went at 1 am, again at 6:30am and again at 8 am.  Not usual for him.  Also, his poop appeared to have some chunks of almost scrambled eggs in it.  

 

Is this the oatmeal or fenugreek?  I suppose I would have to stop one of the two.  I was planning on today being the last day of oatmeal (for now) and start with a new food tomorrow so that would help to see but I would still be starting with a new food (carrots) anyway.  So, it's not only the frequency of stools that has me wondering (also could be that he is getting more milk, but still...) but it's also the appearance of the poop that has me wondering what is going on?


Mama to two wonderful boys DS1 (May 2007) and DS2 (March 2011)      

  bfinfant.gif    femalesling.GIF  familybed2.giflactivist.gif

Tmama is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 2 Old 09-26-2011, 12:10 PM
 
Anna Phor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 250
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My guess is that it is almost certainly the oatmeal. If you didn't feed him scrambled eggs, it's probably not scrambled eggs in his poop--mostly likely half-digested oatmeal. I think it's pretty normal to see poop changes after introducing solids. My son got a big constipated for a week or two after we started to vary up the types of solid foods he was eating.

Anna Phor is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 20,544

173 members and 20,371 guests
1babysmom , 2moms15 , ahuck , Alyssa Cole Beseris , americanjuly , amy9798 , ange331 , Angelorum , annbe , Anne Jividen , apeydef , babymoon16 , badwolf092087 , bananabee , BarefootBrooke , Belle15 , bluefaery , boatgirl , brennan , Brittee , bruna , Catholic Mama , chickabiddy , clar5108 , cocoheart , Coonifer , Crazybean , Cricket VS , Daffodil , dahlia810 , Daisy8s , Dakotacakes , daniellebluetoo , Dawn's mom , Deborah , DungeonQueen , Emanresu , EmsMom , eternalw , Evelynflower , ExtraMild , forestfoster , frugalmama , funfunkyfantastic , grandisp , graphica , greenemami , hb2mom , HearthMagic1133 , heyxxmcfly , hillymum , homebirthy , htovjm , ian'smommaya , Incubator , IrenaF , Iron Princess , JamieCatheryn , japonica , JayJay , jazzmom74 , Jessica765 , jojobean , JordanKX , katelove , Kelleybug , Kerlowyn , kindofcrunchy82 , kitchensqueen , kitteh , kivada , ldserrano , LeafCricket , leftcoaster , lightheartedmom , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , Linda on the move , lovemytwosweeties , lulu37688 , Mallow , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , MamaChick , mamamargo , mamaprovides , mariamadly , marilyn612 , mckenke5 , MDoc , MeepyCat , Milk8shake , mimi33 , Mirzam , missmink , mkat , MN BabyDust , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , Mpattit , MPsSweetie , mrsbrauchli , MulberryMom , Mylie , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , Nestagirl , newmamalizzy , nici123 , Nonie's mom , oaksie68 , oldsmom , orangemomma , philomom , proud_mama , psulalie , quantumleap , Rachel1607 , rainydaywoman , rjtgh6 , rubelin , samaxtics , sandiegongp , SandiMae , sarafl , sarahl918 , shantimama , sharaia , Shmootzi , sidrajedi , siennaflower , sillysapling , smilingprego , Smokering , sofreshsoclean , sortacrispy , sparklemaman , SplashingPuddle , Springshowers , SummerStorm22 , suvisade , swede81 , SweetSilver , swissmiss2584 , thtr4me , Thuckus! , Tigerle , tomsmom31 , TourmalineMama , Tracy11360 , TrishWSU , typebug , VocalMinority , Wild Lupine , Wild Rose , worthy
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.