3 Week Old Baby’s Stool That Smells Sharp And Sour?
Morning, sorry I want to ask, why does my baby come out of poop and his stool smells very strong and sharp. While my child is breastfeeding, what is the problem with heartburn in his stomach? Or does it affect what his mother eats?
Baby stool is different from adult stool. Feces in infants are generally yellow to brown in color. The smell of baby stool depends on the food your baby eats. If you use formula milk, then if your baby is not suitable it can cause stools to have a pungent odor which may indicate an intolerance to the formula.
In addition, the food consumed by the baby can also have an effect, for example if you consume too much meat or eggs.
if the smell of your baby's defecation is caused by the influence of food, then usually it is not dangerous and does not cause other complaints. Immediately consult a doctor if your baby has diarrhea, fever, vomiting, or weight that does not increase.
But besides that, the condition experienced by your baby can also be caused by:
gastrointestinal tract infection malabsorption in the gastrointestinal tract worm infection in the gastrointestinal tract therefore, to determine the cause of the condition your baby is experiencing, it is best if you check directly with the doctor first so that the doctor can examine your child's condition directly.
The food you eat has no effect on the baby's stool.
Here's an article that you can read about greenish baby stools
Hope it is useful. thank you