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Snacks to Help with Constipation

Children with limited diets, those who take some medications and sometimes just because can have constipation on occasion or quite frequently. When sensory issues, developmental delays and issues with attention are added to this mix constipation and something called “encopresis” can be a long term struggle. Encopresis, or fecal incontinence, occurs when soiling or passing of stool (usually involuntarily) happens. Read More

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When Toilet Training Doesn't Work

The truth is that many kids beyond the age of toilet teaching (generally older than 4 years) who frequently soil their underwear have a condition known as encopresis. They have a problem with their bowels that dulls the normal urge to go to the bathroom — and they can't control the accidents that typically follow. Children with developmental or behavioral disabilities may also have difficulty learning a consistent bathroom routine. Read More

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