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Treating your Child's Constipation Issues

November 11th, 2014 | By: Dr. Jeremy Friedman
Learn what’s causing your child’s constipation, plus how to treat it and when to see a doctor.
Treating your Child's Constipation Issues

Causes of Constipation are often multifactorial, so treatments ideally target behavioral, dietary and physical influences for constipation. Treatment should be in place for a minimum of six months to allow the bowel time to get back to normal. Treatment of constipation will also differ between, babies, toddlers and children.

Baby Constipation

November 3rd, 2014 | By: Dr. Jeremy Friedman
Find out what’s causing your child’s constipation and how to deal with the symptoms and help him feel good again.
Baby Constipation

Constipation 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. 

Kids And Stomach Flu

November 3rd, 2014 | By: Sydney Loney
There's a stomach bug going around – here's what to do
Kids And Stomach Flu

Stomach bugs are common in kids–if your child is attending nursery school, going to daycare or simply hanging with friends at at a playdate, there's a good chance he'll eventually end up with the stomach flu. Here's what you need to know:

Playing Nice

October 2nd, 2014 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
How to cope with your child’s aggressive behavior and deal with hitting, kicking, biting and hair pulling.
Playing Nice

Children resort to aggressive behaviors because of a lack of wisdom and self-control–it is not a sign that they are hateful or mean. Here's how to teach your child to handle his frustration and anger in appropriate ways.