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Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children

To help your child learn to have a bowel movement every day, it is important to have regular toilet habits. Encourage your child to sit for five to ten minutes after meals. (People often have the urge to go to the bathroom shortly after eating.) You can use a calendar with stickers to keep track of sitting time and stools.

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