Constipation in Children - Treatment

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What treatment has been effective for your child's constipation?
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Published: April 10

My one-year-old grandson used to scream when he has to do the #2. My daughter-in-law started giving him a laxative, which has helped some. He does not scream every time now. .

Published: March 12

Our three-year-old son has always had "pooping" issues. We tried everything and would usually need to give him a glycerin suppository to offer him relief. Last month I started giving him Activia yogurt (prune), by freezing it into a popsicle. Voila!! Probem solved!! Two of these bad boys a day and he is now having regular/daily bowel movements. Who knew something so simply could solve years of anguish both for our little guy and his parents. Give it a try works wonders, it really does!.