We are thrilled to have supported ALTURiX with DreamDry®. Throughout the design process, we have assisted by proposing suggestions on the appearance and content of the app. We provided much of the information for the frequently asked questions. Therefore we are delighted that there are links to Bladder & Bowel UK’s children and families information […]
Remember bedwetting is a medical condition Bedwetting is a medical condition. It is not caused by anything you, or your child are doing wrong. It is not the result of laziness or naughtiness. If you are finding it difficult to deal with bedwetting speak to your healthcare professional and ask for advice and support to make […]
Nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting) is a common medical condition in children, but what is less well known is that for 1 – 2% of children it continues as they become teenagers and adults. It can also restart at any time in life. Nocturnal enuresis is a medical condition where the bladder empties during sleep. It is […]
With so much information about bedwetting available online, it can be difficult for families to unpick what is right and what is wrong. In this blog as part of the Bladder & Bowel UK series for World Bedwetting Week we will discuss the myths and facts about bedwetting. Children wet the bed because they can’t be […]
Bedwetting may not get better without being treated Many people believe that bedwetting is something that children will grow out of as they get older without any treatment. While this is true for many children who are only wet occasionally, it is less likely to be the case for those who are wet more often. Children […]
What treatment is available for bedwetting? Bedwetting is considered a medical condition in anyone who is wet more than two nights a week and is five years old or more. There is treatment available for the condition. Is bedwetting a normal part of growing up? Children cannot learn to be dry at night in the […]
On day one of World Bedwetting Week, we’re sharing what bedwetting is, why it happens, and some simple and effective steps that you can try before speaking to your GP, School Nurse or Health Visitor. What is bedwetting? Bedwetting is when the bladder empties during sleep. It is not the child or young person’s fault, […]
Bedwetting affects approximately 20% of five-year-olds and 10% of seven-year-olds; 1-3 % of teenagers and 0.5-1% of adults – but despite how common it is, how often do you hear people talking about it? Breaking the taboo of bedwetting is important to us here at Bladder & Bowel UK because although we talk about it […]
The Bladder & Bowel UK Parents Lunchtime Learning Bedwetting – an information session for parents and family carers(please do not book this session if you are a health care professional) Book now What will this session cover? If you are a parent or carer for a child or young person under the age of 18 and […]
Davina Richardson, Children’s Continence Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, talks about how to support and treat your child who experiences bedwetting at Christmas. Enuresis, or bedwetting is a common condition in children and young people. However, it can be very distressing and frustrating for them and for their families. For many it causes, low […]