The Stopbedwetting Blog

3rd April 2020
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How does bedwetting impact your child’s everyday school life?

Davina Richardson, RGN/RSCN Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, discusses the role bedwetting can have on a child’s experience of school, including trips away from home and their performance at school. She explains how drinking habits during and after school […]
2nd April 2020
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How can you manage bedwetting during the school holidays?

Davina Richardson, RGN/RSCN Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, explains why managing bedwetting can be easier during school holidays. She also discusses the different treatment options available and how your doctor or nurse can help. Bedwetting is a difficult and […]
1st April 2020
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How can you manage bedwetting during visits away from home?

Davina Richardson, RGN/RSCN Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, explains how to manage bedwetting on trips away from home with family, schools or clubs. Bedwetting is a troublesome medical condition that affects about 20% of children aged 5 years old […]
30th March 2020

Treating bedwetting from age 5: Where can you go for help?

Kate Shelbourne, Helpine Advisor at ERIC, The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity, explains that bedwetting is a medical condition that should be treated from age 5. She also gives advice on where to go for help to manage your child’s bedwetting. UK-URO-2000010Date […]
29th March 2020
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What do problems with poo have to do with bedwetting?

More than half of the children who are affected by bedwetting also suffer from constipation. Alina Lynden, Helpline Advisor at ERIC, The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity, explains why and how treating constipation can help your child get dry at night. How […]
28th March 2020

Preparing for night time dryness

Natalie Thompson, Helpline Advisor at ERIC, The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity, discusses how you and your child can prepare for night time dryness. She highlights when they may be ready to go without their nappy or pull-up at night. She also […]
27th March 2020

Why are good drinking habits so important?

Bethan Grant at ERIC, The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity, explains why good drinking habits are so important. Bethan also shares tips on how to encourage your child to drink more in school and at home, including ways to get them involved […]
11th January 2020

Toileting troubles in teenagers and young people

Davina Richardson, RGN/RSCN Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, reminds us that toileting problems don’t just affect children and the elderly. She explains the different continence issues teenagers may experience, gives tips to try at home and where to get […]
10th January 2020

Bladder problems during the day? How having a day time bladder problem impacts bedwetting

June Rogers, Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, discusses the different types of day-time bladder problems that children can have and how they are linked to bedwetting. Learn about how to tell if your child has one and what can […]

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Bladder and Bowel UK offer a confidential helpline. If you would like to speak to someone, email: bbuk@disabledliving.co.uk or phone: 0161 607 8219. You can also visit this website for more information: www.bbuk.org.uk/children-young-people/children-resources.

Support, information and resources are also available from ERIC, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity: www.eric.org.uk and their freephone helpline: 0808 169 9949

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