Treatments for Chronic Constipation in Children

Your Child's Care Begins Here

It’s common for kids to be constipated. But this is your child, and it’s your job to help solve the problem. Further problems can develop if constipation is left untreated. You have your pediatrician and the full support of the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital gastroenterology team.

If your child's constipation becomes a chronic problem, our pediatric gastroenterologists can help get your child "going" again.

Treatments We Provide

Diet and Nutrition Support

Our pediatric dietitians can make dietary recommendations for your child, emphasizing plenty of water and high-fiber foods that will help decrease constipation problems.

Gastroenterology Consultation

A gastroenterologist can help detect the causes of your child’s constipation and determine whether further evaluation is needed.