When do a childs bowel movements begin to take form?

Tina - posted on 05/03/2010 ( 2 moms have responded )

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My daughter is 22 months old and her bowel movements still have no form. The only thing I can think to compare it to would be mashed potatoes. I know this is a funny comparison; but, I am curious as to when their bowels begin to take form?

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Mattie - posted on 05/03/2010

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I would ask the doc if everything is okay. It might be something she is allergic to, or something simple like that. Just make sure she is getting a balanced diet, not too much fruit or veggies, and take note of tummy troubles, like if she is gassy and make an appt after observing her for a few days. I hope I am not sounding too general, I hope you find an answer soon!! :)

Veronica - posted on 05/03/2010

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it may just be the food u are feeding her - she my not be tollerating it to well. my daughter is 9ths and has regular bowel movements.
if u are concerned and have been to the drs already then see a child dr.

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