8 Month Old Baby’s Feces Are Solid, Black And Dark Gray?
What foods are given? Did you change the formula too? 9-month-old baby's feces are normally brown in color. Stools are dark or blackish and denser can be caused by the following conditions:
Influence of food menu given: for example dragon fruit, blueberries, spinach
Take iron supplements
Substitution of formula milk
The texture of the food is up / rough
Medical conditions: disorders of the liver, bleeding in the digestive tract, blood clotting disorders
For the time being you can do the following tips:
Make the food texture a little smoother, the texture is improved slowly
Temporarily limit foods that tend to affect the color of the stool
Give your baby enough fluids, can be from breast milk, water, fruit juice, or formula milk
Replace formula milk with the previous brand or use another brand
If by adjusting the texture of the bowel is still dark and more dense or if accompanied by other complaints, for example, looks painful, hard stomach, or fever, you should check your child to the doctor directly so that further examination can be done to ascertain the cause, if needed can be done Stool tests and blood tests on your child. Furthermore, the doctor can provide the treatment needed in accordance with the results of the examination.
Hope it helps you,