Unstuck - The Official Constipation Coach Blog
Let's talk diet
When I tell people that I work with kids who are constipated, I almost always get the same response: "Oh yeah, I bet their diet is so bad!" These people mean well and I don't fault them for faithfully repeating the conventional wisdom. Until ten years ago, I was one of them! But it's time to start changing the conversation about diet and constipation. Diet (in this context, a lack of fruits and vegetables and whole grains) certainly contributes to childhood constipation. In all sorts of complicated ways. But when we are talking chronic, moderate to severe constipation, a lack of fiber...
Introducing: Constipation Coach!
Managing chronic constipation in kids is hard ... but it IS possible!
My book, "The Constipation Game Plan," (available on this site in mid-February), as well as this blog, will provide parents and other professionals with an evidence-based plan to manage constipation and other bowel and bladder issues in kids.