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Constipation and Soiling in Children

There is a wide range of what is considered "normal" in the stooling (relieving feces) patterns of infants and children.

While the majority of infants, especially bottle fed, have one to three or four stools a day, some breast-fed babies have only one or two stools a week.
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Infant Colic

Infant colic is a problem occasionally seen in infants, usually between one and four to six months of age.

Most babies have a “fussy” time during the day, but an infant with colic will draw their legs up on their stomach and cry inconsolably for a short while as if they had a bad stomach ache.
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