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A 36-year-old female asked:

My daughter is 8years old.her eating habits andpassing stool habits are not good.because she does not eat properly so she always have pains in head.

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Children's choices: At 8 yrs of age, what she eats is going to depend on what's available at home. If she makes "unhealthy" choices then the solution? Don't make them available. Don't buy foods you don't want her eating. Make fresh fruits and veggies available. If she's picky - find the things that she likes that are still good for her. Encourage her to try new things. Eat healthy yourself - be an example.

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