Laurie, wife to DH (Aug/04), mom toDS1 (Nov/05) and DS2 (June/12).
When I talked to the pediatric nurse on Tuesday , she said that was completely normal for an exclusively breastfed baby - and to just keep doing what we're doing I love it when the Ped nurses are so pro-breastfeeding
When he does poop, just make sure the stool is soft--but real constipation is pretty rare in ebf babies.
Unassisted birthing, atheist, poly, bi WOHM to 4 wonderful, smart homeschooling kids Wes (14) Seth (7) Pandora Moonlilly (2) and Nevermore Stargazer (11/2012) Married to awesome SAH DH.
My sister's kid would only poop on Sundays. At grandma's house. She did this for months.
No worries and enjoy!!!
I've heard from many sources that bm is efficiently absorbed, and there's nothing left to poop out, so no biggie. And this may be true, but I've always felt that at least for my dd, it wasn't good (just my gut feeling). She's always been super gassy and had digestive issues (we had to stop co-sleeping because she was gassy and would kick me in her sleep -- the whole night). Both her chiro and holistic ped also feel it is not good, and say she should be pooping at least once/day, as pooping is one of the major ways our bodies have of eliminating toxins.
Starting this week, at the direction of the holistic ped, I am starting her on probiotics and two homeopathics to help support her digestive function (FYI, she is still primarily breastfed, with tiny tastes of fruit once or twice a week). So hopefully that will help!