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this is very common in 3 year olds who don't eat enough fiber in their diet.
often times they don't want to eat fruits or vegetables.
it is very common for for 3 year olds to not want to have bowel movements and hold it in which causes larger stools as well.
he will get through this phase
is he willing to eat corn or apples or prunes or carrots to help him soften his stools?