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Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Karen Gentile and Jean Russo discuss pediatric health conditions and parenting concerns in an evidence-based educational podcast aimed at parents and other pediatric healthcare providers. Powered by Kids First Pediatric Partners, one of the leading pediatric practices in the Northshore and located in Skokie, Illinois. 

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Feb 19, 2019

Nurse Practitioners Karen Gentile and Jessica Fanucchi discuss one of the most common causes of abdominal pain in children: constipation! In this episode we discuss the signs and symptoms of constipation, how to prevent constipation, and how we would go about treating it.  Tune in for tips and tricks on how to combat constipation using lifestyle changes, dietary changes, and behavioral techniques.  We discuss the various medications that may be recommended by your medical provider to assist with constipation or encopresis.  



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