My 3 month old son has really smelly wee.

Rebecca - posted on 11/29/2008 ( 8 moms have responded )

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My 3 month old son has really smelly wee. I know he's not dehydrated, he has no other signs of dehydration, he has a bottle every four hours I change his nappy every few hours, but once I change it within 30 mins i can smell the wee again. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Serena - posted on 12/21/2013

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give him water. just like us we need to eat and we need fluids. even though for them its both liquids, they need both. so give him his formula as usual and as much water as possible through the day.

Clare-maree - posted on 12/01/2008

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I had a friend with this same problem and it turned out to be the nappies she was using. As soon as she switched brands there was no more smell!

User - posted on 12/01/2008

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Hi maybe you should try a different formula and I know that it is hard to give a baby water if they dont want it they wont drink it but give him no option but to use a baby medicine syringe and just give him five mls after he wakes from a sleep, before bottle and before a sleep (whenever you remember) :-) Do you think that you might just have a really sensitive nose to the smell just a thought

Vanessa - posted on 11/30/2008

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i was using huggies and i also found that her pee smelt.... so i tried snugglers and it was the same... i ended up taking her to the docs to get it checked out and all the doc said was increase the amount of water i give her, so an hour after a feed i give her atleast 60mls and i now have noticed that it's not as bad.... should give it a go

Rachel - posted on 11/29/2008

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What type of diapers are you using? My daughter is 3 1/2 months old and we recently switched from Pampers (LOVE'M) to Huggies (received as a gift)...and her pee now stinks!!! I think its the diapers because it wasn't like that before and that's the only thing that's changed. Going back to Pampers as soon as possible!!! :-)

Rosanna-Lee - posted on 11/29/2008

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you should actually count yourself lucky that it's smelly. lol. You will always know when to change the diaper and your baby shouldn't ever get a diaper rash. I agree with the last post. Try a bit of extra water in the bottle to help dilute it but deffinately talk to your doc as your baby may need to start drinking a different type of milk.

Judy - posted on 11/29/2008

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Are you using formula? If so, try using a bit extra water. But, as long as it doesn't smell sweet (think maple syrup sweet), it's just his body getting rid of toxins. Of course, if it really bothers you then call your doctor.

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