Cindy M Lindsay
The Shocking Danger of Constipation in Kids
12 Signs Your Child is Constipated "Prevention efforts are critical. Parents can do so much by waiting until age 3 to potty train—children trained before 2 have triple the risk of developing chronic constipation—and encouraging physical activity and a whole-foods diet. "
Miralax is NOT approved for children, and the FDA has said that it should not be used in adults for more than 7 days. Parents have reported tremors, tics and obsessive compulsive disorder after giving children Miralax, so the FDA is taking another look at its safety. This recipe for "constipation candy" is a kid-approved way to support normal bowel function.