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Constipation in nursing babies: treatments and causes

Nov 30, 2019 | | Say something

Constipation is uncommon in childhood, particularly in breastfed babies, but it can happen. Breastfed babies tend to have fewer episodes of constipation and diarrhea than babies fed with formula because breast milk is easier to digest than formula. In older children, constipation is common and accounts for approximately 3% of visits to pediatric outpatient clinics […more]