Do red seedless grapes cause more pooping??

Nichole - posted on 01/23/2009 ( 2 moms have responded )

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I recently started giving my 16 month old red seedless grapes...which he loves and snarfs down almost faster than I can cut them up. He normally has a poopy diaper 1-2 times a day....seems like on the days he has grapes it can be anywhere from 3-5 times. And then he ends up getting a red sore butt. Is this normal...I have never heard of a reaction to grapes? Do I stop letting him have grapes? I am pretty sure it tracks with the grapes...but not 100% as he has only had grapes for snack a few times.

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I give my daughter extra grapes and oranges when she is constipated and it does cause poop that irritates their skin so before I give them to her I put some ointment on her bottom.  She only gets grapes once per day.

Kate - posted on 01/24/2009

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my little boy is of similar age and both my kids go to the toilet more once they have eaten grapes. m little girl loves them but i limited them to a handful between them (about 3 each) and that seems to have settled it down. my son i the same after eating a lot of fruit. try limiting his intake of grapes see if that helps if it doesnt i would ask a health visitor or doctor incase it is an allegy i cant c it tho.

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