Bedwetting

10th October 2019
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Children can have continence problems too!

Davina Richardson, RGN/RSCN Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, outlines the different continence problems children can have and what can be done to help. Find out why bedwetting and other associated continence problems happen and how you can help your child. It is well known that older people and women who have had babies may become incontinent. However, […]
9th October 2019

The advantages of early treatment for bedwetting

Davina Richardson, RGN/RSCN Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, explains the physical reasons why children wet the bed and importantly that they’re not doing it deliberately. The benefit of seeking treatment early is also discussed. We used to think that bedwetting was a psychological problem that would get better with time and therefore children were not offered any […]
8th October 2019

Is bedwetting a ‘normal’ part of childhood?

Davina Richardson, RGN/RSCN Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, discusses bedwetting throughout childhood and at what stage you should seek professional help. Find out why bedwetting is considered a medical condition from 5 years old and what you can try at home to help your child become dry at night. When a baby is first born their bladders […]
7th October 2019

Debunking some common bedwetting myths

In this post, Alina Lynden, Helpline Advisor at ERIC UK, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity, busts common myths about bedwetting and provides useful information on how you can support your child on their path to overcoming the condition. Alina also explains why children may wet the bed as well as when and how bedwetting can be treated. https://www.eric.org.uk/blog/debunking-some-bedwetting-myths MN/2039/2019/UKDate […]
4th October 2019

Key facts you should know about bedwetting

In this vlog, June Rogers, Specialist Children’s Bladder and Bowel Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, discusses key facts that every parent or carer should know about bedwetting. Did you know that over the age of 5 years old bedwetting is considered a treatable medical condition and not something a child will “just grow out of”? Find out more about […]
3rd October 2019

Is there a link between constipation and bedwetting?

June Rogers, Specialist Children’s Bladder and Bowel Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, highlights the relationship between constipation and bedwetting. Did you know that more than half of children affected by bedwetting also suffer from constipation? Learn more about the role constipation plays in bedwetting to help your child become dry at night. MN/2237/2019/UKDate of preparation: October 2019
1st October 2019

The bedwetting basics you need to know

Alina Lynden, Helpline Advisor at ERIC UK, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity, discusses the different causes of bedwetting by using terms and visuals that make it easy to understand what happens inside your child’s body when they wet the bed. Watch this vlog with your child to help them learn about their bedwetting and how together you can stop […]

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