Pediatric gastroenterologist Samra Blanchard, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine, provides in-depth discussion on pediatric constipation.

Through several case studies, Dr. Blanchard discusses normal stool activity as well as common behaviors and symptoms to watch for in order to diagnose more complex gastroenterological disorders in children. She provides detailed medical management on how to treat constipation by providing recommendations on medication, therapy and behavior changes.

Additionally, Dr. Blanchard provides a close look at Hirschsprung's Disease and how it presents in newborns, young babies and toddlers.

Learn more about University of Maryland Children's Hospital pediatric gastroenterology program. Call 410-328-6749 to make a referral.

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