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Is green poop in babies common or something to worry about?

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Your baby's first bowel movements (BMs) are called "meconium." This is a thick and sticky residue that is greenish-black in color. You should never see it after day 3 of your baby's life.
When to Worry About Baby's Bowel Movements:
If the color of your baby's stools stays chalky white, there may be no bile from the liver to digest the food.
If the stool is tarry black, there may be blood in the digestive tract that has turned dark black as it traveled down the intestines.
If there is bright red blood in the stools, there usually has been some blood expressed very close to the anus. A red stool can also be caused by certain medicines, beets, and food colorings. If it's needed, your pediatrician can test your baby's stool to see if blood is present.
You don't need to worry about green, orange, and yellow stools. They're part of the course and are rarely a sign of a digestive problem. The color changes just mean that there is more or less of the yellow/green/brown/orange pigments that are picked up along the way.

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