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Overactive Bladder: a common cause of bladder continence problems in children and young people

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Monday 21st July to Sunday 27th July marks World Continence Week 2021. Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, talks about an overactive bladder in children and young people.  Many children and young people experience bladder problems, but these are often poorly understood. They may be associated with behavioural difficulties or emotional […]

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Nutrition and Hydration Tips for Children

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Nutrition and Hydration Week was first held in 2012 with the aim of highlighting and educating people about the role of food and drinks in maintaining health and wellbeing. At Bladder & Bowel UK we are frequently asked questions about the role of water for children with bladder and/or bowel conditions, as well as how […]

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Bedwetting: The facts

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Time To Take Action: World Bedwetting Day 2021 For World Bedwetting Day 2021 Bladder & Bowel UK are releasing a series of blogs to help increase understanding of a problem that is not often discussed, but causes stress and distress throughout the world to children, young people, and their families as well as some adults. […]

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The Impact of Diet on Constipation in Children

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Bladder & Bowel UK’s Children’s Specialist Nurse, Davina Richardson, talks about the importance of diet on constipation in children. What we eat can affect our health. Diet is particularly important in the early years of life because childhood is the time of rapid growth and development and lots of activity.  It is also a time […]

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World Continence Week – Children and young people can have continence problems too!

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For World Continence Week, Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK talks about the continence problems that children and young people can have. She also discusses where you can find advice and information to support them. World Continence Week 2020 It is estimated that over 20 million people in the UK have some form of […]

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