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Do infants with CP usually have more trouble with constipation? My former 26 weeker now 6mth adjusted has it in all 4 limbs. Always constipated

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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes,

Cerebral palsy may involve motor and sensory disabilities that lead to problems with coordination, walking, speech, and swallowing.
Patients with CP may also have bladder and bowel control problems, eating difficulties and digestive difficulties. Please evaluate your child’s diet to make sure he is getting enough fiber and enough fluid. Have your doctor recommend a bowel program for regularity.

In brief: Yes,

Cerebral palsy may involve motor and sensory disabilities that lead to problems with coordination, walking, speech, and swallowing.
Patients with CP may also have bladder and bowel control problems, eating difficulties and digestive difficulties. Please evaluate your child’s diet to make sure he is getting enough fiber and enough fluid. Have your doctor recommend a bowel program for regularity.
Dr. Willa Terry
Dr. Willa Terry
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Dr. Lynn Keefe
Pediatrics

In brief: Cp constipation

Yes, CP victims are often afflicted by chronic constipation and need fiber and stool softeners to help prevent the condition.

In brief: Cp constipation

Yes, CP victims are often afflicted by chronic constipation and need fiber and stool softeners to help prevent the condition.
Dr. Lynn Keefe
Dr. Lynn Keefe
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