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World Bedwetting Day

Improving Treatment Outcomes for Bedwetting

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June Rogers, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK (BBUK) talks about improving treatment outcomes for bedwetting. Bedwetting (enuresis) is now a recognised as a medical condition with a number of different causes. These include not waking up to bladder signals, too much nighttime wee being produced, and problems affecting how much the bladder […]

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Managing Bedwetting as a Foster Carer

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Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK (BBUK) shares some advice and information on managing bedwetting as a foster carer. Foster carers have a challenging role providing support, love and encouragement to children who are not able to live with their own families. This is often difficult and can be more so […]

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Secondary Bedwetting – Advice and Information from Bladder & Bowel UK

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Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, talks about secondary bedwetting along with the advice and information we offer via our website and helpline. Bedwetting is one of the most common medical conditions experienced for children. If a child continues to experience wet nights after their fifth birthday and they are toilet […]

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The Myths and Facts of Bedwetting

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Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK talks about the common myths and facts of bedwetting and how you can contact the team for information and advice. Bedwetting has always been a problem experienced by many children. For some it continues into adulthood. However, this problem, that can have a huge negative impact for many […]

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World Bedwetting Day – Working with Others to Improve Bedwetting

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK, for World Bedwetting Day. Telling people what you do for a living, when you are a Children’s Specialist Continence Nurse produces a range of responses. Some people think that all I do is give nappies to children who have had difficulties with toilet […]

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World Bedwetting Day – Time to Take Action!

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This post has been written by June Rogers, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK, for this year’s World Bedwetting Day. Bedwetting, sometimes called enuresis, is a common childhood problem affecting around 20% of all 5 year olds. Historically bedwetting was thought to be something children would ‘grow out’ of. However we now have a much better understanding […]

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Where Can I Get More Information About How to Treat Bedwetting?

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Today is World Bedwetting Day with the theme ‘Time to Take Action’ designed to raise awareness of bedwetting. Bedwetting is one of the most common medical conditions in childhood. It is considered a medical problem from a child’s 5th birthday. Some children do grow out of it, but without treatment bedwetting can continue into adolescence […]

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