The times of the first stool and the first void were recorded for 500 infants. The population studied was defined in terms of gestational age, maternal premedication, and mode of delivery. The results are presented in tabular form by time segments with term, preterm, and postterm infants treated separately.
- Received January 27, 1977.
- Accepted April 4, 1977.
- Copyright © 1977 by the American Academy of Pediatrics