Gas (flatulence)

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An overview of the causes of your child's gas. Also included are tips on how to help your child control their excessive gas and when to seek medical attention.

Key points

  • In most cases, your child's gas will not need medical attention.
  • Simple dietary changes can reduce the amount of gas buildup in your child's stomach.
  • Foods high in fibre can cause gas. Other causes may include antibiotics or constipation.
Last updated: March 15th 2024