Support for children with bowel and bladder problems
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Support for children with bowel and bladder problems

Erin Dean Health writer

Essential facts

Continence conditions are among the most common health issues affecting children and young people, with more than 900,000 children in the UK affected by bowel and bladder difficulties, according to the children’s bowel and bladder charity Eric. Growing numbers of children are also starting school still wearing nappies, which places a burden on teachers, according to the charity.

Primary Health Care. 29, 6, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.6.11.s13

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