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14 Sep 2011

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My 9 day old daughter is struggling to poo and pass out wind, she moans n groans n push n nothing comes out, it disturbs her sleep during the day n night, it goes on for hours. She will cry, arc backwards or pull her legs she even turns red on the face. Her poo started as normal soft poo n it turned to porridge like now its watery, its mustard in color. Another thing her stomach is making sounds like someone who has a runny tummy.
she even sweat

She is breastfed the whole day and about 60-90mls of milk a day, she''s on Novalac AC because of the cramps

What''s wrong?

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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

Try to only breast feed your baby. She will not benefit by being on any cow's milk formula now, so stop the Novalac AC.It is unusual for a breast fed baby to have problem like this. Ask your paediatrician to see your baby and to make sure that she dos not have a condition called 'Hirschsprung's disease' that may cause this kind of problem for a newborn baby.
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