Children’s constipation is a common problem, your child should have one or two bowel movements each day.  If your child suffers from bad moods, children’s anxiety, childhood depression or poor immunity, constipation could be an underlying cause. When your has children’s constipation, food is not being eliminated from their gut and consequently their body has to compact the waste into their large intestine by drawing the water content from the food.  This makes the stool hard, dry and painful to pass creating a fearful situation where they hold on for as long as possible making the next bowel movement another terrifying...

Long term constipation can be a common problem with children and often occurs when they ignore the urge to visit the toilet. This may happen because they are either busy at play, don’t like ‘to go’ at school or away from home or associate number twos with previous painful experiences. When your child isn’t regular their stool becomes hard, dry and painful to pass and can cause anal fissures where the skin cracks or breaks as well as haemorrhoids. This creates a fearful situation where your child holds on for as long as possible making the next bowel movement another terrifying experience. If you...