A change of habits brings with it the disappearance of discomforts typical of the initial months, but it also creates new ones. Things such as learning to walk, teething, a new diet, a change of schedule and of location are new adventures that bring with them many things. We will tell you the most important ones.
If her stools are hard and infrequent, a good solution is to increase fibre consumption via fruit and vegetables. This tends to reduce the cases of constipation, as the consistency of stools decreases thanks to the water absorption of fibre, and this increases the size of chyme and reduces its consistency. Being resistant to digestion enzymes, the fibre makes the chyme go through the gastrointestinal tract without modifying its composition, and so making it easier to get rid of.
What can you do in case of constipation?
Babies who go to kindergarten tend to have gastrointestinal disorders more frequently. One of the most common is diarrhoea, which is characterized by a reduction in the consistency of stools and an increase of their frequency, which has the risk of causing dehydration and may be accompanied by complications such as sickness and loss of appetite.
Diarrhoea, as with coughing, is actually the defenses' response that helps to eliminate the harmful microorganisms that have colonized the baby's bowels. It tends to be only a passing problem, as the organism is able to destroy the virus in a matter of days.
How can you help alleviate the symptoms?