An adult size toilet next to a child size toilet. Photo by Leonora Enking.
    January 25, 2015
    Is MiraLAX Safe for Children?

    In the small print on the side of a bottle of MiraLAX, you’ll learn that it’s recommended by the manufacturer only for people 17 years of age and older and that it should be used for no more than …

    Baby taking milk from a bottle. Formula and Constipation
    January 17, 2003
    Formula and Constipation

    Dr. Greene's Answer: First, let's address the iron in formula and constipation question. Some people will (or have) told you that the iron is the problem and that switching to a low-iron formula will…

    Babies and Constipation
    October 6, 1997
    Babies and Constipation

    Dr. Greene's Answer: As long as your son is in diapers, every single poop will be right there for you to see when the diaper is changed. During these years, the stools undergo several changes. The fir…

    Infant Constipation
    October 6, 1997
    Infant Constipation

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Babies will strain from time to time to move the stool along through the intestines. If you want to do something when babies grunt, push, or strain, try picking them up to get gra…