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Constipation

Chia Seeds Health Benefits

Chia Seeds Health Benefits

Recently I had an ‘accidental discovery’.  I discovered that chia seeds help to move my bowels really well! I am so glad that I chanced upon this discovery when I added a teaspoon heap of chia seeds into my morning hot chocolate drink. For someone […]

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Oat Bran Causes Gas And Constipation

Oat Bran Causes Gas And Constipation

It’s been more than a week since I started adding oat bran into my diet to reap its many health virtues.  But each time after I had taken oat bran, my tummy would feel really bloated with flatulence  and constipation would follow the next day! […]

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Badly Constipated By Traveler’s Constipation!

Badly Constipated By Traveler’s Constipation!

It’s been eight days since we arrived in Auckland and I think I had only pooped thrice! Yep, my worst traveling nightmare came true and this disorder has never once left me alone whenever I travel – near or far! I have taken everything that […]

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Lots Of Fruits & Veggie To Combat Constipation

Lots Of Fruits & Veggie To Combat Constipation

Besides feeding Cass with psyllium husk tomorrow, I must make a mental note to give her a handful of organic cherry tomatoes for breakfast tomorrow. And 1 whole kiwi fruit too. Hopefully she will cooperate with me and chomp down her fruits and psyllium husk, […]

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Psyllium Husk For Cass, Once Again

Psyllium Husk For Cass, Once Again

Cass is still very much a constipated child.  Her constipation was far worse off before she was trained to poo in the throne.  It was through a few very painful and traumatic experiences that she finally cooperated and ditched pooing in her diaper for the […]

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Beating Constipation With Lots Of Greens

Beating Constipation With Lots Of Greens

Ever since she went through a few episodes of very painful and uncomfortable constipation, Baby has finally resigned to the fact that veggie is good for her and can help her to poo poo 😀 No matter what we have for lunch and dinner, I […]

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A very constipated toddler

A very constipated toddler

At 3YO, Baby is still a very constipated toddler. Though she eats fruits and veggie everyday, she still has issue with constipation. On days that she suffers from painful constipation, she will look crestfallen the whole day until the poop pops out 😀 On constipation […]

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Lots of Greens To Combat Constipation

Lots of Greens To Combat Constipation

Baby is a very constipated child. Just the other day, I had to use enema to stimulate her bowel to move… which traumatized her very much. Baby hates the enema but sometimes I have no choice but to force use  the enema on her when […]

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Restless Because Of Constipation

Restless Because Of Constipation

Despite taking psyllium husk and Duphalac (laxative) everyday, Baby still has constipation, though not as bad as without these laxatives. Yesterday, she did not move her bowels. Each time she does not move her bowels for a day, she will be restless the entire night. […]

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Psyllium Husk To Relief Baby’s Constipation

Psyllium Husk To Relief Baby’s Constipation

I have been feeding psyllium husk to Baby for over 2 weeks to relief her constipation and it’s working.  She can now move her bowels almost everyday and her stools are no longer rock hard.  I am going to continue feeding her with psyllium husk […]

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