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The Bristol Stool Chart AKA Meyer Scale indicates possible digestive problems from constipation to diarrhea. Here's how to read your child's poop.

Stools are foods, proteins, bacteria, salts, and other substances produced and released by the intestines that the body can't digest. Not everyone's poop will look the same, but there are signs and symptoms associated with healthy bowel movements (BMs).

According to WebMD, The Bristol Stool Chart, also known as the Meyers Scale is a visual guide that is divided into 7 categories ranging from constipation to diarrhea. It can help parents have a conversation with their child's doctor about stool shapes and sizes without having to bring in a sample. The chart also helps parents understand what is going on internally, in regards to digestion, without being confused. This chart may also apply to adults and their stools. Here are some things to consider when checking for healthy poop.

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