Aeroflow Urology Blog

Cuties® Training Pants to the Rescue!

I had this goal for the new year: potty train Landon! Fast forward nine months, and here we are - nowhere near ready to begin formal potty training. Unfortunately, we have so many sensory needs and diet issues to address before we get there.
I feel like this happens quite often with Autism. Our kids show us just how powerful they are, and we have to remember that we are on THEIR timeline, not the other way around. While we have goals to help them progress, they have their agendas, and we have to alter our expectations and teaching techniques to keep up.

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Madeline Delp: Confidence Series with Aeroflow Urology - Part 1

Written by Madeline Delp, Aeroflow Urology Brand Ambassador
I was doing an interview recently for a podcast, and the host asked me how I built up enough confidence to compete in pageantry. I paused for a second and considered the question. How exactly did the little girl who was too scared to start a conversation muster enough courage and confidence to roll on stage in front of hundreds of people?

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Life with Spina Bifida

I am so excited to spread the word about this incredible company! I have spent so much time during my lunch breaks on the phone with medical supply companies because our order was wrong or calling my insurance company to find out what supplies are covered. Do you know how many hours could have been saved had I been using Aeroflow all along?

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Moms Vs. Potty Training: Challenges & Solutions For Autism Parents

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Toilet training can be tough on parents and children, especially if your child has autism. So why do children with autism have trouble potty training, and what is it really like to potty train a child with autism? Sierra Ferrell shares her family's story of toilet training her child with autism. 

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Bladder Problems in Women: 5 Tips to Boost Your Bladder Health

There are many cliches that women are told when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Exercise regularly, eat healthy, get plenty of sleep. These are common types of phrases that people use to remember to keep their health in check. However, as women, there is often one important piece that is overlooked – the health of our bladder. Bladder problems are very common in women, and it isn't due to the estrogen.

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What No One Tells Women About Middle Age

As women approach midlife, they may have some idea about life changes that they may start to experience, including menopausal symptoms, mood swings, or bladder leakage. Talking about menopause with girlfriends is often commonplace. Joking about hot flashes and the temperature of the room is often the norm. Women will usually discuss their mood swings and even send memes to friends that make light of this issue. What no one seems to talk about is overactive bladder and incontinence.

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Incontinence in Middle-Aged Women: A Scorecard

An overwhelming 72% of the women polled have experienced incontinence, which includes bladder leakage as well as a total loss of bladder control. The results also indicated a clear lack of education and available resources to women as they navigate these changes to their body without help or direction from their healthcare provider.

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Meet Aeroflow Urology’s New Medical Advisor

We’re excited to introduce our new Aeroflow Urology Medical Advisor, Aleece Fosnight, MSPAS, PA-C, CSCS, CSE, NCMP.
Aleece is a board-certified physician assistant specializing in sexual medicine, women's health and urology. In 2019, she opened up her own private practice, the Fosnight Center for Sexual Health, and implemented the sexual health grand rounds curriculum at her local hospital and residency program. Aleece is also the founder of the Fosnight Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and training of professionals in the sexual health field and providing funding for access to healthcare services in her local community.

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Suggestions to Combat Depression in Quarantined Residents

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  has led to the necessary practice of social distancing to help flatten the curve and prevent vulnerable persons from being exposed to the disease. For many, this includes staying at least six feet away from others and limiting outings to only essential activities. In senior care facilities however, quarantine may look a little different, with many residents confined to their rooms for weeks at a time. With residents isolated, not only from other residents and staff but also their family members, they could experience increased loneliness and even depression.

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The Best At Home Incontinence Exercises

Don’t let stress or urge incontinence rule your bladder when there are tons of incontinence exercises that you can do to retrain your bladder, strengthen your pelvic floor and enhance your ability to stop leaks. Best of all, you don’t have to join a gym. Incontinence exercises for both men and women can be performed in the comfort of your own home.

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