Two new practical tools providing science-based and useful information on the topics of functional constipation in children and the role of nutrition for healthy pregnancy are now available. These tools are designed for health and nutrition professionals to use during consultations.
Nutrition for healthy pregnancyThis factual tool provides information on key nutrients, healthy weight gain, pregnancy checklist and a dietary guide, to support a healthy pregnant woman’s journey. It contains appropriate information sourced from international and national guidelines and research. Health and nutrition professionals may find it a useful tool to share with clients.
Functional constipation in infants and childrenFunctional constipation is a common problem in childhood, with an estimated prevalence of 3% worldwide. This handy tool provides checklist for ROME IV’s diagnostic criteria, red flags to watch out for during screening and diagnosis, and practical tips on management of functional constipation. Health and nutrition professionals may find it a useful tool to aid patient management.