Constipation in children

Constipation refers to passage of small, hard, dry stools and should not be confused with infrequency of bowel movements. Causes of constipation in new born babies and infants: Breast-fed babies are rarely constipated. However, bowel habits could be quite infrequent with a baby passing stool only once in a few days. Do not get worried so… [ Continue Reading ]

Constipation During Pregnancy

Constipation is caused by the secretion of the pregnancy hormone, progesterone, which makes the body supple. As a result, the intestine relaxes and loses its power to propel its contents towards the rectum. What to do Increase your fluid intake. Try drinking at least three litres of fluids every day. Include a reasonable amount of… [ Continue Reading ]