Checkup Newsroom (Poop)

2017
March
14,
2017
| 09:22 PM America/Chicago
Our previous story on MiraLax received quite a bit of attention from our readers. If you missed the first story, please check it out here. Now for some constipation and Miralax AMA responses: 1.Is short term use of MiraLax for a colonoscopy OK?...
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January
09,
2017
| 05:51 PM America/Chicago
It’s one of the most common problems that no one talks about except with their pediatrician. It’s not the most common I see but it might be #number2. And, no, I’m not advocating for an Instagram stream of abnormal poop pictures; but, we should ...
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2016
May
17,
2016
| 05:28 PM America/Chicago
Despite any blog posts you read guaranteed, you might not be able to potty train your child in three days. There, I said it. Those of you who insist that every child can do so, comment away. Those of you who tried and started a knock-down-dr...
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April
06,
2016
| 05:44 PM America/Chicago
Let's learn something about poop. Hard poop. Painful poop. Constipation. Let's see how many times I can type "poop" in one post. Constipation is the cause of alllllll the things. Just joking. No, but really – it’s one of the most common things...
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January
07,
2016
| 06:10 PM America/Chicago
There are some interesting things that happen when you have a newborn. You will be awake during hours of the night you didn’t even know existed. You will begin to interpret everything as a smile. You will allow words like spit up and poop b...
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2015
June
23,
2015
| 06:56 PM America/Chicago
Today's "My Kid Minute" topic is diarrhea.  Watch the video below for five key facts about diarrhea that every parent needs to know in only a minute.  In today's video, Doc Smitty explains: What are the common causes? How long can it la...
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February
10,
2015
| 10:23 PM America/Chicago
So, you have a new baby. That means your automatic, "I worry about poop" button is switched into active mode. It seems that you can't have a new baby and not worry about their stool. Suddenly, it's the main topic of conversation at the dinner table, ...
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