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Hmm, that's a really interesting question. I'll dig around and see if I can find anything online, but my gut reaction (if you'll pardon the pun) is that the colostrum-rich milk in the first couple of weeks, which is intended to move the meconium out of the newborn, is contributing to the runny stools.

That's just my to research! If I find anything online I'll post it.

ETA: I was right!

Looks like my heroine kellymom has a new page up on her website, all about tandem nursing, that might be helpful for your sis. See

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