I have seen several references to green flecks in a baby's bowel movements. Often when someone asks a question in regards to breastfeeding someone else asks if there are green flecks in the diaper. What is the significance of this?
From my experience, green in a BM means the baby is having a hrd time digesting something. It can also indicate a food allergy or intolerance. OR it can indicate teething as I have been experiencing lately - I guess a lot of saliva causes mucous to be in the poop too! I wouldn't worry too much unless the poop is all green and mucousy and the baby seems to be in pain - that happened to my dd and she has severe food allergies. A few green strands of mucous are nothing to worry about as long as they don't happen al the time and don't seem to bother baby!