Childhood bowel and bladder health

Paediatrician and TV presenter Dr Ranj Singh, shares his top tips for children starting school if they have problems going to the toilet:


Fiona Boorman, Specialist Paediatric Bladder and Bowel Nurse, ERIC trainer and Professional Advisory Committee member, explains the importance of fluid intake for children and young people: 


Poo problems

Dr Ranj Singh, who supports ERIC’s Let’s Talk About Poo campaign, discusses children's poo problems and how to manage them:


The 'Poo Nurses' from Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust's Childhood Constipation Service explain how constipation and soiling can be tackled with macrogol laxatives:


Animated video 'The Poo in You' explains what causes faecal soiling and how you can treat the problem:



Fiona Boorman, Specialist Paediatric Bladder and Bowel Nurse, ERIC trainer and Professional Advisory Committee member, discusses bowel control and potential problems: 

Short animation showing how poo reaches the rectum and is released: 


Short animation showing how overflow soiling happens as a result of a poo traffic jam (constipation):


Short animation illustrating how transanal irrigation works to clear backed up poo (constipation):


Wee problems


Fiona Boorman, Specialist Paediatric Bladder and Bowel Nurse, ERIC trainer and Professional Advisory Committee member, discusses b
ladder control and potential problems:


To coincide with World Bedwetting Day, ERIC's Alina Lynden and ERIC Nurse Brenda Cheer answer parents' frequently asked questions on bedwetting


Videos on healthy bladders and bowels aimed at children are available in our kids section.

Product videos

How to use the 'Easy Clip' sensor with a bedwetting alarm to stop children wetting the bed, demonstrated by Jayne from the ERIC shop:


Information about sleeping bag liners, demonstrated by Jayne and Claire from the ERIC shop: