How can my baby get rid of the meconium more quickly?

There are natural laxatives in colostrum which help babies expel the meconium. The more breastfeeding your baby does in the early days the more colostrum he takes in and the faster the meconium clears. As the milk volume increases, he will start to have transitional stools.

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