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Baby ConstipationOctober 30th, 2014
Find out what’s causing your child’s constipation and how to deal with the symptoms and help him feel good again.
by: Dr. Jeremy Friedman
onstipation is one of the most common and challenging problems of childhood. It refers to a pattern of infrequent bowel motions associated with hard stools, straining and discomfort. There is a wide variation in the frequency with which children pass stools. Some babies and children will go three times daily, while others will have a bowel movement every three days. Both patterns may be normal. It is not so much the frequency of stools that makes the diagnosis of constipation, but rather the associated symptoms of pain, hard stools and straining.