11 common unhelpful things people say when your child has a wee or poo problem

Everyone's got their own advice about toileting, but it's not all accurate! How many of these have you heard? Read more

Make your own Poo Checker cake

It's Valentine's Day and to celebrate, why not make our Bristol Stool Chart cake and help loved ones to keep their poos in tip top shape! Read more

What can you do if your school toilets are locked during lessons?

Unfortunately, there's no law stopping schools from locking toilets during lessons, but that doesn't mean they should do it! Here are some ideas for how children can challenge this rule. Read more

Helping older children and teenagers overcome bedwetting

Nine tips for anyone supporting young people to manage their bedwetting and stay motivated. Read more

Digital Just Can’t Wait Card

The Bladder and Bowel Community have ditched the plastic. The Original Blue Card Has Now Gone Green! Introducing the NEW Digital Just Can’t Wait card. Read more

Writing A Children’s Book With A Special Message

The author of 'My Puppy’s A Poo Magician', a story book for children who are scared to poo, shares how her idea became a reality. Read more

Caring for yourself

Looking after children with bladder and bowel problems isn't easy. Dr Eve Fleming, retired GP and now helpline advisor has some tips on making sure your needs are met too. Read more

Potty training: Communication is the key to success

An ERIC potty training expert was invited by BBC Tiny Happy People to share practical tips and advice on introducing your child to toilet training. Read more

How blowing bubbles can help constipation

Blowing bubbles or balloons can be a fantastic way to help children relax and avoid withholding their poo. Discover why, how and when! Read more

How to talk to your child’s teacher about their bladder or bowel problem

A guest blog from Melissa Yapp, a speech pathologist, with tips for parents dealing with constipation, stool witholding, encopresis or wetting accidents. Read more

Back to school guidance

Information for families and education staff about what support should be available to children with bladder and bowel issues as they return to school. Read more

Focus on Aquaflush Actif

Trans Anal Irrigation has been used to manage childhood constipation or faecal incontinence for many years. Find out more about a new product offered by Renew Medical. Read more

Stool Withholding in Children – more than ‘just constipation’

A guest blog post from Melissa Yapp, a speech pathologist, examining why some children are afraid to poo. Read more

Potty training children with communication challenges

It may take a little longer to toilet train a child who is non verbal or has delayed speech. Here are some tips and ideas that can help. Read more

Why do some children have wee and poo accidents when they start nursery?

Potty training regression is very common when children start nursery. We look at the reasons why and how to help your child get back on track. Read more

Scared to use the toilet at nursery

Professor Tanya Byron, a Clinical Psychologist, passes on expert advice to the parents of a little boy who is potty trained, but refusing to use the toilet at nursery and having wee accidents at home. Read more

Lecicarbon®: a fast-acting suppository laxative for constipation in adults and children

Find out more about a suppository laxative licensed for the treatment of acute and chronic constipation in adults and children. Read more

Gut Feeling: A Journey Through a Child’s Digestive System

A new book, published in collaboration between Nicola Stewart and Evelina London, is set to provide insight for parents and carers of children with digestive disorders. By sharing her family's personal experience, Nicola wants to make it easier for parents to understand the gastrointestinal system and medical jargon. Read more