Entries by Leslie MIller

16-Year-Old Continued Wetting the Bed – Why Trust Us?

  We are always grateful when a family wants to share their experience with other parents searching for help for their child, especially a teenager, to stop wetting the bed.  Here is the written version of this mom’s conversation with her counselor, Claudia, as they were completing treatment. MOM: I’m so unbelievably grateful, and also […]

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15-Year-Old Teenager Bedwetting Challenges

Parents trust their pediatrician or they would look for another one! However… when it came to bedwetting, my pediatrician’s only advice was to wait.  I now wish I would have asked how long to wait or why wait or what the heck is the reason my bedwetting child turned into a teenager who continued wetting […]

Outgrow Bedwetting – When Do They Outgrow It?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son is 8 and wets the bed a few times each week. We have tried a variety of things to help prevent it from happening, including stopping beverages two hours before bedtime and using a mattress pad with a bed-wetting alarm. Should we take him to see a specialist? Don’t kids […]

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It’s Sometimes Surprising To Find Out Who Is Affected By Bedwetting

Who knew even the Chicago Bears Matt Bowen was affected by bedwetting Another tragic story of bedwetting wrapped in shame and secrecy.  We at the Enuresis Treatment Center have been hearing about these experiences for over 40 years.  We are constantly asked, “Why doesn’t our doctor know how to cure bedwetting”? and  “Why hasn’t anybody else told […]