First Aid: Constipation for Parents
Constipation is when a child has fewer bowel movements than usual. Ease constipation with the three Fs: fluid, fiber, and fitness.
Constipation for Parents
Constipation is a very common problem among kids, and it usually occurs because a child's diet doesn't include enough fluids and fiber. In most cases, simple changes can help kids go.
Constipation for Teens
Constipation is a very common problem that usually happens because a person's diet doesn't include enough fluids and fiber. In most cases, making simple changes can help you feel better.
Constipation for Kids
If you aren't pooping like usual, you could be constipated.
How Can I Tell if My Baby Is Constipated? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Word! Constipation for Kids
Sometimes your bowel movements - you know, the stuff inside your intestines we call poop - might be hard and dry.
Soiling (Encopresis) for Parents
If your child has bowel movements in places other than the toilet, you know how frustrating it can be. Many kids who soil beyond the years of toilet teaching have a condition known as encopresis.
Word! Encopresis for Kids
Encopresis, or soiling, happens when kids don't feel the urge to have a bowel movement (go poop).
Digestive System for Teens
This section has information on conditions that affect the digestive system, from a simple stomachache to more complex conditions like cystic fibrosis.
Hirschsprung Disease for Parents
Children with Hirschsprung disease aren't able to pass a bowel movement, or do so with difficulty. Treatment almost always requires surgery.