Stressed out by your child's bedwetting, accidents, constipation or urinary tract infections? We can help! Our book, It's No Accident, explains why potty problems are epidemic in Western culture, hugely misunderstood and treated inappropriately.
On our blog, The Real Poop, Dr. Steve Hodges, a pediatric urologist at Wake Forest University, answers potty questions and shares his cases. Suzanne Schlosberg and her twins riff on their favorite subjects: poop and pee. Dr. Tom Keating, founder of Project CLEAN, advocates for stench-free school bathrooms. Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso reflects on raising a wonderful daughter who will not be defined by her bladder.
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Monthly Archives: February 2012
By Betsy Rosso My grandfather used to say that one of the secrets of long life was fiber. We never had a chance to discuss the constipation that caused Zoe’s bladder problems, but I’m sure he would enthusiastically endorse the … Continue reading
Dear Dr. Hodges, I am thinking of starting my daughter on the mega-dose of MiraLAX you recommend in your book but am nervous we’re going to be in for a mess! Is it possible to resolve constipation with a lower … Continue reading
By Tom Keating, Ph.D. One of the oddest schools where I worked was at a K-5 elementary school with about 550 students in Huntsville, Alabama. The principal stayed in her office or walked around with a yappy, auburn-haired, four-legged dog … Continue reading
Today the Chicago Tribune ran a story about bedwetting that’s totally off the mark. The piece quotes Dr. Hodges and mentions It’s No Accident — hooray for that! But the whole premise of our book — that constipation is the main … Continue reading
Dr. Hodges is happy to answer potty-related questions on this website. Please submit your questions to email@example.com. Dear Dr. Hodges, My daughter has had maybe three dry nights she since she basically potty trained herself at age 2. She is … Continue reading
By Betsy Rosso As a parent, you know your child better than anyone else. You know when she’s actually ill and when she’d just rather play than finish dinner. At the same time, you don’t know everything about your child’s … Continue reading
By Suzanne So back in the 1990s, as Dr. Hodges mentions in our book, some folks in England actually stopped listening to good music and eating bad food long enough to produce a pictorial representation of the various forms of … Continue reading