Our Articles on Constipation
in Older Preemies
Constipation in children born prematurely, in "Helen Harrison's Observations."
More on Constipation
Additional discussion of constipation and prematurity.
Online Resources on Child Constipation
Constipation and Encopresis in Children
Stephen M. Borowitz, Children's Medical Center, Univeristy of Virginia
provides a good description of the cause and treatment of chronic constipation
and encopresis (soiling). This article is applicable for children with
a variety of special needs who have difficulty with chronic constipation.
Most Common Cause Of Children's Abdominal Pain
University of Iowa researchers found that acute and chronic constipation
together accounted for nearly half of all cases of acute abdominal pain
in children treated at one hospital.
for Medical Education and Research
Articles on constipation, the longest is constipation in children.
in children: Why it happens, what to do
to seek medical advice for constipation.
treatment and drugs.
treatment and drugs
Advice on treatment of mild constipation in children and adults, delivered
with a dose of humor from Dr. Reddy's Pediatric Office on the Web.
information: Constipation in infants and children
Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of short-term and recurrent constipation
in children and infants.