Get educated about diapers and other helpful incontinence topics, such as managing bed wetting and preventing diaper rash.
October 29, 2020 | Incontinence
Urinary problems occur in many children and can negatively affect several aspects of life. This includes urinary tract infections (UTIs), urinary accidents and pain with urination. Often times, antibiotics can resolve these problems. However, occasionally antibiotics do not work because the cause of the problem may be constipation. Constipation occurs when a person experiences difficulty regularly emptying the bowels.
August 10, 2020 | Incontinence
Nearly two-thirds of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have at least one gastrointestinal issue that persists for six months or more, according to the Pittsburgh Institute for Multiple Sclerosis Care and Research (PIMSCAR). The most common problems include heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, constipation and fecal incontinence.
July 20, 2020 | Incontinence
Incontinence affects more than 35 million Americans, according to the National Association for Continence (NAFC). Dealing with incontinence can be difficult but helping a child with a disability such as autism learn to manage incontinence can be especially challenging.
May 20, 2020 | Incontinence
Millions of children worldwide experience problems with bedwetting – and it is more common among children with special needs.
April 9, 2020 | Incontinence
Many children and young adults with disabilities also face continence issues. Common conditions for children and young adults with continence issues can include autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and spina bifida. Parents and caregivers of children with disabilities all share similar goals: to provide a full, rich life for every child.
January 7, 2020 | Incontinence
Bladder dysfunction affects about 80 percent of people with multiple sclerosis, according to the National MS Society. This, in part, is due to the fact that MS lesions can disrupt transmission of nerve signals in areas that control the bladder and urinary sphincters.
December 11, 2019 | Incontinence
Urinary problems and urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur in many children and can affect family, social and school life. In many cases, antibiotics can resolve the problem. If that doesn’t work, though, the urinary problem may be associated with trouble defecating.
December 5, 2019 | Incontinence
A new school or a return to school can be exciting. For children with incontinence issues, it also can be anxiety-provoking and can increase the number of stress incontinence accidents. Fortunately, there are steps parents and caregivers of these children can take to ease them back into a comfortable school routine.