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Dietary fiber, an important part of a healthy diet, can be used to help regulate your child’s bowels. Here you will find a list of foods that can either soften your child’s bowel movements or firm them up. Please talk to us at Eugene Pediatric Associates if you have questions about your child’s diet.

Foods to get a gut moving

  • Whole grains: wheat, bulgar, barley, whole-wheat flour, bran and buckwheat
  • Vegetables: beans, carrots, peas, yams, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, turnips, parsnips and rutabagas
  • Fruits: berries, raisins, prunes, apricots and dried fruits

Foods to Stop You Up

  • Fats: butter, oil, cheese, fried foods and peanut butter
  • Grains: rice, oatmeal, toast and white bread
  • Fruits: bananas, applesauce, apples and citrus fruits
  • Vegetables: potatoes, spinach and tomatoes