Aeroflow Urology Blog

An Open Letter from Parents Raising a Child with Down Syndrome

We recognize that receiving a Down syndrome diagnosis can be hard at first. You’re left with so many questions and uncertainties about parenting a child with special needs. Will they have a career? Will they get married? Will they feel loved and accepted by their peers? How will this affect our family life?

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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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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

Hey there! My name is Hannah. My husband, Shane, and I met in 2009, married in 2013, and after quite some time of trying, in December 2016 we found out I was pregnant. Shane and I were so excited about this new adventure of parenthood we were about to embark on. The thought of Special Needs never really crossed our minds.

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

If you’ve had a toddler in your life you know all about the dreaded potty training stage. But when you have a child with special needs, this can become a little more of a challenge.
When we first got Oliver’s autism diagnosis, we knew we would have our own set of obstacles but no one really prepared us for potty training. We didn’t know that children with autism tend to have a harder time learning to use the bathroom. This can be for a number of reasons like avoiding the toilet because it’s too loud, not liking the change in routine, getting stuck on repetitive behaviors like flushing the toilet over and over, and many more. All of these things can make it more difficult to learn to use the bathroom independently.

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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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