Posted April 11, 2012
My 4-year old son is often constipated. Sometimes he only goes 3 times a week. Is this OK?
Answered: April 19, 2012 by Dr. Sidney Baker
Constipation is a common problem in the Autism360 community. One out of every seven children in Autism360 reports constipation as an issue, with girls more than boys.
Children should to go to the bathroom every day. Body rhythm is a basic feature of sleeping, eating, eliminating, circulation and other vital functions. While each of us is unique in our physical makeup, we all are bound by the strict rules of being in synch starting with the day-night cycle. Bowel movements should normally occur daily and after sleeping and eating.
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