Urine and Stool Output

By Krista Gray, IBCLC. Last updated April 22, 2013.

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Day
Urine Output
Stool Output
1st Day1 or more wet diapers1 or more meconium (black) stools
2nd Day2 or more wet diapers1 or more meconium / transitional stools
3rd Day3 or more wet diapersTransitional stools (brown)
4th - 7th Days6 - 8 wet diapersYellow stools (may be seedy, loose, or runny)
1 - 6 Weeks6 - 8 wet diapers3 - 5 yellow stools
6 Weeks - 6 Months6 - 7 wet diapers3 - 5 stools, may skip days

Adapted from Riordan, J. and Wambach, K. (2010) Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 4th ed.  Jones and Bartlett Publishers, LLC . 272.

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