Functional constipation happens without any particular physical or genetic cause and it affects 1 in 10 children. Symptoms include:
- Difficult or painful poops
Caring for a child with functional constipation
Follow Ari’s story in this video to learn about functional constipation’s symptoms, management, and treatment.
This infographic provides information about functional constipation’s definition, diagnosis, treatment, and when to take your child to a doctor.
This infographic was created by ECHO Research with support from ARCHE. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence — a process known as knowledge translation (KT).