The benefits of healthy digestive system

There are so many benefits in having good digestive health - it supports your child's overall growth as well as cognitive, brain and social-emotional development.

So, to help you improve your child's digestive health, we've created these videos with paediatrician Dr Chin Wai Seong. Watch them below, and if you have any questions on ways to improve your child's digestive health, contact our Careline.

What is ‘digestive system’?

Your child's digestive system is much more than just their stomach. It's made up of many parts that all play a role in their overall healthy development.

Why is digestive health important?

In addition to digestion and absorption of nutrients, your child's digestive system helps to keep their immune system strong.

Maintaining a healthy digestive system

There are many simple ways to maintain your child's digestive health, like making sure they drink plenty of water, eat a balanced diet and do regular exercise.

The consequences of an unhealthy digestion

Unhealthy digestion can lead to a wide range of problems such as diarrhoea, constipation, and even emotional stress.

The benefits of a healthy digestion

A healthy digestive system doesn't just benefit your child by helping them grow and develop, it has many benefits for you too.

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