After your baby is about 3 weeks old and you know she is gaining weight well, her poop frequency may start to change. This is often alarming for parents because their infant goes from having a bowel movement every time he eats to skipping a day or two between them.
Most babies this age are fussy intermittently anyway and parents associate this change in bowel habits to the fussiness so they e-mail or call me for advice.
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Once your child has moved beyond the earliest time of food introduction, the next hurdle in the world of poop is potty training. Potty training is a time when children learn to hold in their poop at times and release it at others, so it's no small wonder that sometimes this process goes awry.
A variety of things can go wrong when a child is learning to poop on the potty. Some children may like the power of withholding stool because it so
It's 8 a.m. and you are trying to get your kids' winter coats on and load them in the car to head off to school and daycare when your youngest announces that her tummy hurts. Ugghh.
In today's economy the thought of calling in because your child is sick is seeming less of an option. Besides, all the kids at school and daycare are sick. Heck, this is where she got it in the first place. Hey, it's their fault she's sick, so they can deal with