Dr. Allison Golnik
Ask the Pediatrician
Q: Help! I think my child is seriously constipated!A: Constipation is more frequent in kids than most of us think, and it comes in many forms — infrequent hard stools, but also large stools, intermittent abdominal pain and even urination and bedwetting problems. If you’re not sure if your child is suffering from constipation, check out the Bristol stool chart online: It’s optimal to have at least one stool every day that’s Type 4 or softer. (A chart at goodmix.com.au can be posted in the... more