Foods that reduce child constipation

Child constipation is a very common thing for the parents. It goes 2-3 days to a week without any bowel movement. This time duration depends on the age and health of the child. If the constipation happens once or twice then it is considered normal but it repeats then we should try to reduce it.

The major reason behind this child constipation is the lack of fiber in the food. The second most reason of this child constipation is not drinking enough water. This child constipation has other reasons.

Reasons of child constipation

  • Lack of fiber rich fruits, vegetables
  • Sometimes child hold-back hard stools or painful bowel movements
  • Changes in life style
  • Different medication
  • Cow milk

Foods for reducing child constipation

High fiber whole wheat bread

Oatmeal

Bran flake cereals

Plenty of liquid such as water or naturally sweetened fruit or vegetable juices

Barries with the skin

Apples with the skin

Orange

Pears

Carrots

Broccoli

Green peas

Almonds

Peanuts

Pecans

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