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Is it normal for a toddler to still be crapping multiple times a day?
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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:12 PM
DS is 16 months old and sometimes craps up to 4 or 5 times a day. He is on 3 solid meals a day and is no longer breastfed.
Is it normal for a toddler who is on proper meals, to still crap a lot each day?
Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:18 PM
When will it end! Lol
Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:21 PM
My twins are 2years 3 months old and still poo 2-5 times a day. Each. I shudder to think of how many pooey nappies I have changed in the last 2 years.
Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:22 PM
When it ends.
Some days I still go more than once or even twice a day. DS tends towards every second day, except when he randomly goes 2 or 3 times a day for a day or so. Whereas you can set your watch by DH.
Everybody is different.
Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:31 PM
DD is 3y7m and goes to the loo for poo at least twice a day.
DS is 1y7m and goes three to four times a day. Thankfully he has recently started to say poo before he does (about 70% of the time) so I don't have so many nappies to clean up because he wants to sit on the loo like his sister.
Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:51 PM
It can be normal, or it can be from too much fibre...they take a while to manage it....dried or fresh fruit is often the culprit....more than one or two daily serves is too much fibre at that age...no big deal, but can cause a lot of poo...
My SIL's kids are nuts about fruit....at about two they were easily eating four serves or more a day, ESP dried fruit... And going 3-5 times a day....cut back....and back to once or twice a day....
Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:22 PM
Totally normal at that age. Very annoying though lol!
DS is 28 months now and only poos once a day. Well, most days.
Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:29 PM
Even as an adult it's fine to be crapping 4 times a day - just so long as the stuff is firm not runny. The whole 1-bowel-movement-per-day thing is common, but not required for good health.
Bit of a pain when they're still in nappies though!
Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:36 PM
Yep, DS is 14 months old & generally poops twice a day, but some days it can be 4 or 5 times...
Teething time is worse cause they stink really bad lol
I'm sure it'll end one day - probably when we are no longer changing nappies & wiping bums....
Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:51 PM
Is it normal for DS to regularly skip poohing some days, and then save it all up for an all-day-poop-a-thon on the days when he's not at daycare and I can't make DH change him?
It does sound normal to me
Posted 04 March 2013 - 07:27 AM
As long as he's still a healthy weight, it sounds like it's fairly common. My DS is still doing about 5 poos a day, but he is horribly underweight and they have finally found a bacteria responsible which we are treating for now. I'm hoping for a dramatic decrease in the frequency of poo!
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