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4 tips for helping your constipated toddler

Fiber, fiber, fiber

Fiber promotes healthy, regular bowel movements.

Fiber is crucial in relieving constipation because it helps soften stool and encourage bowel movements. Feeding your child high-fiber foods, like fruits, veggies, whole grains, high-fiber cereals, and beans, with each meal can help the digestive track get back in order.

References

  1. American Academy of Pediatrics. How do I know if my child is constipated?
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics. Constipation.
  3. Castle and Jacobsen. Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High School. 

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