Why Some Kids Outgrow Bedwetting and Others Don’t

Nearly every parent who walks into my bedwetting clinic asks me this question: “All my friends tell me their kids outgrew bedwetting, so why hasn’t mine?” This week a mom in my private Facebook support group posted the same question: If bedwetting is caused by constipation, why does it seem that some kids really do grow out of it? I've had so many people tell me that one day, their kid just started waking up dry. My 7-year-old wets the bed and has soiling problems, too, so we are fully on board with M.O.P. But my 5-year-old, who also wets the bed, has consistently soft poops and doesn’t appear to withhold. Would you really recommend doing M.O.P. for her as well? I have hope she will grow out

"The M.O.P. Book: Anthology Edition" —  Updated Advice on Resolving Daytime Accidents and

Back in 2014, I introduced the Modified O’Regan Protocol (M.O.P.) in a 12-page guide. By 2016, I had learned so much more about M.O.P. that Suzanne Schlosberg and I published The M.O.P. Book: A Guide to the Only Proven Way to STOP Bedwetting and Accidents, a 5-by-7-inch, 56-page manual. That manual is now outdated. It's been replaced by The M.O.P. Book: Anthology Edition, a 156-page, 8.5-by-11-inch volume that contains everything I know about M.O.P. and includes numerous new recommendations. It is available as an instant PDF download or in paperback on amazon. I know a lot more about M.O.P. than I used to, thanks to feedback from my patients and of from hundreds of parents who've belonged to

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