Constipation Decision Tree
Posted: Nov 23, 2018
Constipation is a common cause of consultation in infancy, with its prevalence increasing with age. Especially during the first months of life, parents pay close attention to the frequency and the characteristics of their children’s defecation. 25% of pediatric gastroenterology consultations are related to perceived defecation disorders. The proper management of functional constipation in infants includes reassurance and parent’s education.