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Helping your child with constipation

Te tiaki i te tamaiti kĊroke

If your tamaiti (child) is constipated, read below for actions you can take to help improve their bowel habits and manage their health.

If your tamaiti still has a problem, see your GP for advice about medications.

On the next page: Fibre & fluid for children

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed February 2022.

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Review key: HICOC-14683