By three or four days of age your baby:

  • Has wet diapers at least 4-5 noticeable times (looks or feels wet) in twenty-four hours (pale and odourless urine)
  • Has at least 2-3 bowel movements in twenty-four hours (colour progressing from brownish to seedy mustard yellow and at least the size of a loonie)
  • Breastfeeds at least eight times in twenty-four hours
  • Is content after most feedings