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Potty Training: Dealing With Constipation

Some children don’t like having bowel movements, perhaps because they have felt pain before, and now resist going. This resistance can cause constipation as the feces become hard and compacted, making bowel movements even more painful. Here are some questions you can ask to determine whether your child is constipated or not. have they had a bowel movement in the past few days? have they had less than their normal amount of bowel movements this week? were their stools hard and dry? was it painful for them […]

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Constipation in Children

If you think your baby has constipation just because he has infrequent stools, then you better think again. Having infrequent stools does not really mean constipation although this malady is characterized by erratic bowel movement. Constipation is a result of a deficient and wrong diet, inadequate intake of fluids or a problematic colon. Babies who take in too much refined food can be candidates for constipation. So how does one know when a child has constipation? A child may have constipation if he has very dry and […]

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