Category Archives: Parental assistance

Mom Wet until Teen

“I wet until I was 17, and I thought my daughter was destined to do the same thing”, reported a mom during a recent office visit. She brought her 8 year old daughter, who had nightly wetting, to see me. … Continue reading

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Poop Problems when Toilet Training

Nothing is more frustrating for parents that having a 3 or 4 year old who is having success using the potty for stools, then suddenly stops. Barbara Howard, MD, Behavioral Pediatrician, just published an excellent article in Pediatric News, titled … Continue reading

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Simple Strategies May Not Be Enough for Bedwetting

While parents can begin with simple strategies such as fluid restriction and rewards for dry nights, bedwetting alarms and some medications are more effective, a new study finds. The 2013 Cochrane review on “Simple behavioural interventions for nocturnal enuresis in … Continue reading

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