Fall is one of my favorite times of year. I love the change in the light, the colors, the crisp air. I also love the produce: the apples, the squashes, the sweet and white potatoes.
Unfortunately, though, I have also noticed that Fall seems to be a time of constipation. For my family and for a number of my clients’ families as well, it has become a time of worry or even tension in the house because all of a sudden these kids who have been solidly potty trained (some even for years) start having accidents. Some wet the bed, some have pee accidents, and some have poop accidents. I don’t know why it seems to happen more in the Fall, I have my theories, but for some reason it does seem to be a pattern. So let’s talk about some of the symptoms of constipation and then what you can do to help your little one (or yourself!) through it….