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Samantha Eaker

Samantha Eaker, DNP, CPNP-PC is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner specializing in pediatric urology. She is a Medical Advisor and Author for Aeroflow Urology. Dr. Eaker received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She currently practices in North Carolina, serving children and adults with congenital and acquired urologic problems. She is passionate about providing personalized care to and advocating for her patients. Primary care trained, Dr. Eaker enjoys the continuity of care that pediatric urology provides. When not in the clinic, she is most likely to be found traveling with her husband, playing with their Great Dane, or staying active on the Peloton and throughout local state parks.

How to Stop Overnight Diaper Leaks: 10 Tips From a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Learn 10 tips for stopping and preventing overnight diaper leaks from Aeroflow Urology's Medical Advisor Samantha Eaker. 

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How to Prepare for a Doctor's Appointment for Incontinence

Learn about how to prepare for your first doctor's appointment for incontinence from our Medical Adisor, Samantha Eaker. 

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Back to School With Incontinence: How to Talk to Teachers

Find out how to speak to your child's teachers about their incontinence so they can head back to school with confidence this fall!

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Spina Bifida: One Family's Story & the Most Important Incontinence Care Tips

Hanna, mother of Nehemiah, a child with Spina bifida, shares their family's story about living with Spina bifida and Dr. Samantha Eaker gives the best incontinence care tips for people with Spina bifida.

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How Diet Can Affect Bedwetting

You know the situation all too well. You’re awoken to the pitter-patter of tiny feet walking across your bedroom floor. You flutter your eyelids open to see your child standing at the end of your bed in damp pajamas, looking disappointed and embarrassed. And then, they say the dreaded words, “I had an accident.”
While this can be frustrating and disappointing for both child and parent, do you ever catch yourself wondering...why do kids wet the bed?

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Helping Parents Avoid Frustration With Pediatric Incontinence

Nothing can throw off your plans like wet sheets, wet car seats, wet pants, and more, but unfortunately, these accidents can be a normal part of caring for a child with pediatric incontinence. When you have to stop what you're doing to handle clean up, remember that any frustration you’re feeling may be intensified for your child with extra anxiety, fear, and embarrassment. Learn how to help your child cope with a little advice on how to avoid becoming frustrated.

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5 Parenting Tips for Overcoming Nocturnal Enuresis (Bedwetting)

Nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting, can be very concerning for both the parent and affected child. The exhaustion from middle of the night cleanups in addition to worrying about your child can quickly become overwhelming. You may not exactly know where to start, but with these few tips, you’ll be better equipped to handle your child’s enuresis.

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Urinary Drainage Bag Care

One of the most integral parts of a catheter system that requires frequent care and maintenance is the urine drainage bag and drainage system. Drainage bag care can be very simple, but it is essential to the overall health and well-being of the catheter system and its user.

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