Digestive Health

Easing Your Child's Constipation

Constipation can be painful, stressful and embarrassing for kids and it takes a toll on parents, too. If your child is struggling with constipation, they're not alone.

One of the most important ways to self-manage gastrointestinal disorders is to choose the right foods to eat. Learn more about the role your diet plays in digestive health.

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