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Posted on Feb 1, 2016

Any parent will tell you that as soon as they have their baby, they are regularly thinking about poop.  When did the baby poop?  How much did the baby poop?  What color was the poop?  (I can say poop instead of bowel movement because I’m…

Posted on Oct 14, 2015

Bed wetting, or nocturnal enuresis, is one of the most common childhood conditions that can take a tremendous toll on families as well as a child’s social well-being. Up to 40% of school-age children also show signs of bowel and bladder dysfunction. Symptoms include pain…

Posted on Mar 28, 2013

Child constipation, characterized by stools that are hard, painful, and difficult to pass, is a very common and trying problem in children.  The frequency of stooling varies from infant to infant and child to child, and is not as important as how easily stools pass. …