The Scoop on Poop: Your Guide to Your Newborn's Habits

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary:Is it supposed to be green? Is that what diaper rash looks like?  We give you the scoop on your newborn's poop and pee.
Air Date: 11/28/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Robert Mendelson, MD
bob mendelsonRobert Mendelson MD, FAAP is a General Pediatrician for more than 40 years with Pediatric Associates of  the Northwest in Portland, OR. He is a National Media Spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has made multiple appearances on TV, both national and regional and multiple radio appearances. He speaks on general pediatric topics, including parenting , behavioral,  nutrition and obesity and immunization issues. He especially enjoys discussing  the first year of life and it's importance to infants and their parents.  He is the Co-editor of Oh Baby: How to Love (and Survive) Your Baby's First  Year.
The Scoop on Poop: Your Guide to Your Newborn's Habits
Most new parents are often confused about what to expect with their newborn's pee and poop.

What is normal? Do parents need to keep track of output?

We offer our best advice on handling diaper rash, i
s there any difference for your child's health between cloth and synthetic diapers and what are the signs something may be wrong that you should discuss with your pediatrician?
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