The Number 1 Guide to Looking at Your Breastfed Baby’s Number Two

with guest Dr. Bryan Vartabedian

Air Date: July 3, 2017

Every parent looks in their baby’s diaper, and so have you! More than once, you’ve had questions about what’s there. For example: Why is her poo green? Is that blood—and, if so, why is it there? Oh, does what’s in his diaper suggest an allergy, and might formula feeding be a better option? And on the other end: Why is your baby not burping, when she seems uncomfortable? What’s normal spit-up, and what should be cause for concern? Will cereal in a nighttime bottle help her sleep better? Join Marie and special guest Bryan Vartebedian, MD, author and pediatric gastroenterologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital in America. In this episode, you’ll get top-to-bottom (literally!) answers to frequently-asked questions about what comes into—and goes out of—your breastfed baby’s digestive system.

Guest Profile – Dr. Bryan Vartabedian

Bryan Vartabedian, M.D. is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, America’s largest children’s hospital. Beyond examining thousands of dirty diapers, he has made a life shaping practical solutions to the digestive health problems of children. He is the author of Colic Solved and Looking Out for Number Two: A Slightly Irreverent Guide to Poo, Gas, and Other Things That Come Out of Your Baby. He lives in The Woodlands, Texas with his wife, two children, and an Australian labradoodle. Find his new book here.
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