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Child Health

My child is often constipated, what I can I do to help?

There are several things you can try to help relieve your child’s constipation:

Encourage your child to drink more water and eat more high-fiber foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Make sure your child is getting enough physical activity, as exercise can help stimulate the muscles in the intestines and promote regular bowel movements.

Establish a regular bathroom routine, such as encouraging your child to use the toilet at the same time every day.

Try giving your child a small amount of prune juice or pear juice, which can act as a mild laxative.

Consult with your pediatrician or a gastroenterologist if you child’s constipation persists or if they have an underlying medical condition.

It is important to note that it is always best to consult with a pediatrician or a gastroenterologist before trying any new remedies or making any changes to your child’s diet or exercise routine.