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Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children

Children need to drink a lot during the day. Water keeps us well-hydrated without any excess calories or sugar and helps keep stools soft. Drinking too much juice, soda, or milk every day will give your child more calories than he or she needs and may lead to dangerous weight gain. Drinking too much juice or soda can cause cavities, too.

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