Posted by Jeanine T. on June 23, 2003 at 16:56:14:
In Reply to: Jeanine T. posted by Marie W. on June 23, 2003 at 16:38:20:
: : I am new to this message board. I am a PA. The dark green, almost black stools, is caused by the iron content in the oatmeal cereal and is not a cause for concern.
: Thank you Jeanine. Does that mean that there is more iron in oatmeal than rice cereal?
: And welcome to the board!
Thank you. Oatmeal contains a slightly higher amount of iron. As long as he is not constipated, I wouldn't be concerned. If he is, switching to rice cereal may be a little easier on his digestive system.