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Kids First Podcast: Constipation

Kids First Podcast: Constipation


On this week’s pediatric podcast, nurse practitioners Karen Gentile and Jessica Fanucchi discuss one of the most common causes of abdominal pain in children: constipation! In this episode we discuss the signs and symptoms of constipation, how to prevent constipation, and how we would go about treating it. Tune in for tips and tricks on how to combat constipation using lifestyle changes, dietary changes, and behavioral techniques. We discuss the various medications that may be recommended by your medical provider to assist with constipation or encopresis.

Resources:

Video and website: The Poo in You, https://www.gikids.org

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