• Diet high in green vegetables such as spinach
  • Food dyes
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Not finishing nursing entirely on one side, thus missing some of high-fat content breast milk, which affects the digestion of the milk
  • Protein hydrolysate formula (for babies with milk or soy allergy)
  • Lack of normal intestinal bacteria in breast-fed infants
  • Indomethacin — a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • Iron supplements
  • Medroxyprogesterone (Depo-Provera), a contraceptive drug

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

July 14, 2012