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How common is rumination disorder in babies and children?

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Rumination disorder is most common in infants and very young children (between 3 and 12 months), and in children with cognitive impairments. It is rare in older children, adolescents, and adults. It may occur slightly more often in boys than in girls, but there are too few studies of the disorder to know for sure.

SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on September 09, 2018

SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on September 09, 2018

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