Problems among people with Down’s syndrome. It is therefore important to be aware of the conditions involved, and of their presenting symptoms and manage-ment. Toddler diarrhoea • Exclude constipation • Reassure parents • Involve dietician
Constipation Treatment A few important facts for all parents 1. Please keep your follow up appointment. It is natural to forget medications and
Food Allergies in Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Constipation Excessive drooling Screaming or prolonged crying Extreme perspiration If you suspect that your toddler or young child has food allergies, there are a
Functional constipation Functional constipation is the most common condition referred to pediatric gastroenterology clinics. It arises when an infant or toddler has a painful bowel
Formula-fed Infant and Child Constipation What is constipation? Most babies do not get constipated. Constipation happens when bowel movements Toddler and preschooler There are many reasons a child may experience constipation.
Constipation refers to the character and consistency of the stool rather than the frequency of bowel movements. Stools that are small, hard, If your child is a toddler and not completely toilet trained, put him/her back in diapers and eliminate all pressures.
Efficacy and Safety of Milk and Molasses Enemas in Children Heather A. Martin, MS, RN, PNP-BC •Chi square statistics used to measure differences in enema safety and
Anal physical findings, and their in-terpretation, continue to be discussed (1) and remain an area of con-troversy with variable significance attributed to them (2–4). a child’s severe constipation, or to Crohn’s disease (15,16). “Peri-
Current feeding schedule: Schedule has been in use for: Days Weeks Is diarrhea or constipation a problem? If yes, please explain: Has toilet training been attempted? ! Title: Microsoft Word – Toddler Health Questionnaire 2-yr-olds (1).docx Author
Encopresis/Stool Soiling Dr. Lisa Wada Encopresis is a condition that affects1-3% of toddlers begin soiling themselves cause of toddler constipation. I have successfully treated encopresis by testing for and avoiding food allergies,
Tonsillectomy with or without Adenoidectomy (After Surgery) Your child has had his tonsils (with or without adenoids) removed. constipation. Some physicians prescribe narcotics, some use plain acetaminophen (Tylenol), and others
Toddler takes a swig of lamp oil" • Coughs" • Has difﬁculty breathing" • Brought to PED" – Mineral or baby oil" – Lamp oil" – Industrial solvents" 5/15/13! 14! 2-year-old with constipation"
Mineral oil is also a very good agent because it coats Stage I: Infancy and Toddler Years Simple constipation Congenital anorectal problems Treatment of Encopresis and Chronic Constipation in Young Children:
Constipation is a common clinical pro- during toilet training as a toddler be-fore which he had a normal stooling pattern. lose, magnesium citrate, mineral oil) with the occasional exception of senna. On admission a contrast enema was
mineral intakes for people with Down syndrome • General population- different age groups have different concerns – Infants: Iron, Vitamin D – Toddler: Calcium, Vitamin A, Folate, Iron • Zinc deficiency most common in all age groups. 3 Mineral Oil- Kondremul®
Clinical Nutrition Dealing with Constipation: Toddlers in Diapers What is constipation? Constipation means that bowel movements are: • passed less often than usual
Outline Introduction Nutritional causes and management of: Constipation in Infants Infant botulism Infant Formula, preparation & types