Constipation. It's something most children have dealt with at least a few times. No doubt, constipation can be annoying and uncomfortable at any age. This is one of the most common concerns I encounter as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Most of the time I hear "It's been X days since my child pooped. She must [...]
About Megan LapinskasMegan Lapinskas is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, wife, and mother of twins. She has been a pediatric nurse for 11 years and a PNP for 7 years. She specializes in pediatric development, feeding tubes, and treating children with special needs. Her love for treating the special needs community continues to grow as she cares for her daughter with Cerebral Palsy, feeding tube dependence, seizures, and dysautonomia.
Do you know a child who has a feeding tube? Lovingly known as "tubies" by feeding tube families, it’s actually quite common to encounter a child with a feeding tube. In fact, there are over 500,000 people in the U.S. with feeding tubes, and approximately 20% of them are children. In honor of Feeding Tube [...]