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Does this look normal? (no bloating?) #1394758
10/05/15 09:13 PM
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I have been feeding him a mix of Pedialyte and formula every hour since 9 am today. I want to make sure that his belly looks normal and that there doesn't appear to be any bloating. I have attached pictures of his belly. He has not defecated yet. Thanks everyone!

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Re: Does this look normal? (no bloating?) [Re: SuggieGirl16] #1394768
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I'm sorry I didn't see this before, but I honestly don't know if the belly should look full completely across or what as I have not had experience with feeding a rejected joey.

I am going to leave this thread open for a little while in case someone comes along who does know or in case I find the information.

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Re: Does this look normal? (no bloating?) [Re: SuggieGirl16] #1394769
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Did you rub his little bottom with a damp Q Tip? they have to be stimulated to poop


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Re: Does this look normal? (no bloating?) [Re: SuggieGirl16] #1394770
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I'm sorry I didn't see Karen's note about the joey passing


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Re: Does this look normal? (no bloating?) [Re: dinah505] #1394772
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Originally Posted By: dinah505
Did you rub his little bottom with a damp Q Tip? they have to be stimulated to poop
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I'm sorry I didn't see Karen's note about the joey passing


Yes, she did, Dinah. I left this thread so someone could comment on how the belly looks.

Is this how it should look when a joey has a full belly of milk?


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Re: Does this look normal? (no bloating?) [Re: SuggieGirl16] #1394774
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she looks bloated to me. usually there is a small dime size bubble that means they need to poop and as you know they have to be stimulated.


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Re: Does this look normal? (no bloating?) [Re: dinah505] #1394776
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Thank you for your help. Yes I did do the q-tip trick and he actually did have a bowel movement very shortly after I made the post. Sadly, baby was cannibalized by his parents when I put them together again that night.


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Re: Does this look normal? (no bloating?) [Re: SuggieGirl16] #1394778
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sorry for your loss


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