We know that stooling patterns can affect eating while also giving us important information about the GI tract. While “normal” may vary between individuals, in our clinic we establish daily stooling to encourage hunger, improve motility, and reduce reflux. Many of the children we treat for feeding problems have difficulty with regular stooling patterns.
Read more here about GI issues that affect feeding.
What do healthy bowel movements look like? Dr. Elyanne Ratcliffe is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Hamilton Health Sciences. In this short video clip, she educates on this topic with visual examples.
watch the video here: http://www.chch.com/healthy-bowel-movements/