Origin of meconium
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This can happen if the baby is under stress and passes the meconium while still in the uterus.
A little of the substance called meconium even collects in the intestines, the same as is found in at birth.
The meconium is more abundant, and lower down in the intestines.
The bones are tolerably firm, and the meconium collects in the large intestines.
The meconium is black, and when the infant is effectually eased of it, the subsequent stools are of a whitish cast.Buffon's Natural History, Volume III (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
In the bowels of children at the time of their birth, there is an accumulation of what is called "the meconium."Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale