These links will help you understand and avoid / treat chronic constipation:
If you've not come across chronic constipation, you might find the symptoms counter-intuitive and confusing.
Soft poo 'leaking' into pants or nappies? That's constipation.
A child dropping nuggets of poo while walking along and not even noticing? That's constipation.
Get my full list of symptoms here.
After reading these articles you'll be the expert in your playground, and when it comes to children's health that's always a good thing.
What Are The Risks Of Early Potty Training? I'm asked this again and again - and rightly so. Parents read articles on the internet claiming that kids should be kept in nappies until age three (!!) to reduce the risk of constipation - and it makes them very worried.
How to Avoid Constipation During And After Potty Training. All parents worry about causing constipation during potty training. Chronic constipation is a different beast. It sneaks up slowly and you need to be aware of it long after your toddler first uses a potty.
The Mechanics of Chronic Constipation and How To Treat It. If you know (or suspect) your child is constipated read this article. I have parents contact me every week to express the profound relief they feel in finally understanding their child's condition.
If you know a child on movicol, or miralax, or lactulose, or senna - read this article! Then send it on to their parents.
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