Many people think that constipation is just hard, difficult-to-pass stools. But constipation can be more than just those pebbly poos. It is any time that passing a bowel movement is difficult, painful, incomplete, or too infrequent.

Even if you feel your kid’s stool movement is normal, if they are only going a few times a week, this would be classified as constipation.

In this podcast episode, I discuss the main causes of constipation in children. Including:

  • Dehydration
  • Dietary factors
  • Gut bacteria balance
  • Lack of physical activity

Through years of naturopathic practice, I have seen many children with constipation. In this podcast episode, I share the most effective, natural ways to improve constipation in kids including:

  • How to help your child recognise the signs of dehydration
  • The most important dietary change to make to prevent constipation in your kids
  • Foods to increase to relieve constipation
  • How to promote a healthy gut to reduce constipation
  • The most important mineral supplement that you can take to avoid constipation in kids. 

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