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#1 of 3 Old 10-14-2013, 02:34 AM - Thread Starter
 
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We started solids when dd was around 5.5 months old-- a spoon or two of pureed rice, ragi (millet), or congee. Actually I wasn't keen on starting her so early, but my dh, in-laws, and family are all insisting on it. So to pacify them, we've been giving her some solids. 

 

She has been exclusively breast-fed and is 6 months old now. Her poops get mucusy after having solids, and especially more so after having millet porridge (we live in India and this is one of the first foods they give baby). I'm wondering-- is mucusy poop ralph lauren hommenormal? What kind of poop changes should I expect?DS's poop after starting solids was basically just thicker and slightly darker in color.  The smell came later.  orngtongue.gifThe biggest thing of note was that he didn't poop for about two weeks the first time we gave him solids.  Then after the first one he was on a once a week schedule for a bit, and now he's mostly every 3 days, occasionally every

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Mucousy poop is a sign of inflammation in the gut...I would try to hold off on solids for a bit until her poop voes back to normal.

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Starting wih vegetables or fruits rather than grain might also help.
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