Constipation can defined as any of the following:
- Large, hard-to-pass stools that almost stop up the toilet
- Small, round, dry balls, individual or clumped
- Small, stringy-appearing stools that appear loose
- Infrequency of stools leading to abdominal pain or leakage of stool in a potty-trained child
Download Dr. Dunlap’s constipation worksheet for valuable background and treatment information.