Author Archives: Renee Mercer, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Why cold swimming pools cause lines for the bathroom

Researchers have discovered why jumping into a cold pool, walking barefoot on a cold floor or entering a cold air conditioned room makes you have the urge to go to the bathroom. Parents mention that their child has to go … Continue reading

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What to Do for Leaky Pull-ups

My 5 year old son still wears pull-ups at night but I still have almost daily laundry because they leak so much. Any suggestions? This is a common question and I DO have some suggestions. -Have him put on the … Continue reading

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Bedwetting Alarm Not Working: 4 Common Mistakes

Mistake 1: Expecting child to do everything themselves. Many children sleep through the loud sound or can’t process what they need to do when they wake to the alarm. This is normal in the beginning. Fix: It takes a few … Continue reading

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