1. Within 24 hours, the baby will urinate less than 3 times.
2. The color of the urine becomes pale.
3. The urine shows blood.
4. Every time the baby pees looks like in pain.
Defecation Pattern (BAB)
Same thinga. urination, defecation in babies is also determined by the diet that makes each baby different. You don’t need to worry because every day the baby defecates 4-10 times. When the baby turns 1 month old, the baby’s bowel movements are reduced to 4 times a day. If the baby is aged 1 month eating the frequency of bowel movements becomes less, it can reach 1 time a week. However, this is still fairly normal.
Stool Color and Consistency
In relation to the color and consistency of stool (feces), both are very much influenced by diet and what food is consumed. If your baby is still drinking exclusive breast milk, the consistency is softer, yellowish color and like seeds. Meanwhile, babies who consume formula milk have a solid and brownish stool. Some conditions in babies sometimes look like difficulty in having a bowel movement (pushing) so that their face looks red when passing feces, even some babies cry because of feeling
pain, although generally a reaction that is classified as normal. The thing that must be considered is the consistency of the stool, if it is not hard, your baby is less likely to experience it constipation.
Usually babies who consume breast milk are less likely to experience constipation. As a baby have diarrhea, the frequency of defecating in babies becomes more frequent than usual. The stools are very soft, watery, and like spraying. This can cause your baby to become dehydrated. If your baby’s condition has any of the following, you should immediately contact the doctor:
- Defecate frequently and is liquid
- Feces smell more smelly and watery. Stools
- Reddening of the anus
- There is blood on the diaper
It is generally a given newborn baby Exclusive breastfeeding, defecate one to seven times. This is because the composition of breast milk is in accordance with the development of the baby’s digestive system, which makes digested food substances. So, if your baby is defecating more frequently it doesn’t mean your baby has diarrhea. This is a normal pattern in newborns. If the baby consumes breast milk and is also given formula milk in addition, the frequency of defecating in the baby is also less frequent. The dirt that comes out is also less, this is because some ingredients in formula milk are difficult for digestion to digest. Babies who consume formula milk are more likely to get diarrhea, although this returns to their respective baby conditions. If the appearance of the baby’s bowel movements does not look normal, and the bowel pattern has changed drastically. This is a sign of health problems in the baby’s body, especially if the changes are accompanied by vomiting, fever, pale face, and weakness, you should immediately get it checked by a pediatrician.