Is MiraLax safe? The many faces of constipation, The Bristol Scale, Mr Hanky, encopresis, rectal exams, abdominal x-rays, and The Cheese Grandma!

Rob and Matt continue to explore the dark mysteries of the colon.
We start by addressing the current controversy of the constipation treatment standby, Miralax. Is this a miracle of a med or a risk to children?   Should we “dump” it?

We chat on what constipation is and how it can present itself in children, and “bear down” on how critical a pooping history is to establishing a diagnosis and treatment plan. We cover rectal exams, “push through” a scale for describing poop, and “squeeze out” a discussion on juicing for babies!   PP 007 MiralaxPooP Shownotes