Child Flushing Toilet

Pooping Anxiety and Stool Withholding in Children

Potty training is a big step for both children and parents. The reward of successful potty training is more independence and autonomy for kids and parents, but it can be a stressful journey. In the process of potty training, kids can begin to withhold stool and resist having a bowel movement, even when they are…
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Stress & Children’s Gut Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing stress for everyone, and kids are no exception. Depending on their age, kids may have a varying understanding of what is going on around the world, but even young children know that nothing is normal at this time. Changes in routine are stressful for kids, and stress can cause a…
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Toddler reading book while potty training

Toddler Constipation Remedies: At-Home Solutions

When kids are uncomfortable, every parent wants to do what they can to help them feel better! Constipation is relatively common in children, affecting approximately 1 in 3 kids. However, it isn’t a condition any child or parent wants to face. While medications can be very helpful, it’s important to try at-home remedies and solutions…
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