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SingaporeMotherhood Feature: Over 1 in 2 Singaporean Toddlers have Constipation — Does Yours?

14 Apr 2022

Over 1 in 2 Singaporean Toddlers have Constipation — Does Yours? Toddler constipation is a common issue in Singapore, but catching the signs early can help. If your child is experiencing constipation, he/she may not be passing stools for a few days, or passing hard, dry stools.
In this article by SingaporeMotherhood, Dr. Christina Ong, SOG Consultant Paediatrician & Paediatric Gastroenterologist sheds light on the issues with constipation, its causes and how parents can manage constipation in toddlers.

Tips include:

  • Adding more high-fibre foods and avoiding ‘nasties’
  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Staying active through regular exercise

*In persistent cases of constipation, Dr Ong advises parents to consult their child’s Paediatrician.

Read the full article here: https://singaporemotherhood.com/constipation-toddlers…

Credit: SingaporeMotherhood

Find out more about Dr. Christina Ong and her paediatric services:

SOG – CHRISTINA ONG CLINIC FOR CHILDREN AND GASTROENTEROLOGY
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #07-53
Tel: (65) 6253 2253
Website: www.paediatricgastro.com.sg