Today we have Dr. Steve Hodges on the podcast. Dr. Hodges is a Professor of Pediatric Urology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and is a leading authority on childhood toileting issues. In this episode, Dr Hodges and I discuss enuresis (bedtime and daytime wetting) and encopresis (poop accidents). Dr Hodges is dedicated to debunking common myths surrounding enuresis (bedtime and daytime wetting) and encopresis (poop accidents), emphasizing that these issues are never a child’s fault.

Dr. Hodges has authored eight books for parents and children, including “The M.O.P. Anthology” and “Bedwetting and Accidents Aren’t Your Fault.

In this episode, Dr. Hodges and I go over:

  • The common misconceptions he has encountered when it comes to enuresis and encopresis;
  • Why it is important to emphasize that accidents are never a child’s fault;
  • The key differences between enuresis and encopresis;
  • The motivation behind Dr Hodges’s writing “The M.O.P. Anthology” and “Bedwetting and Accidents Aren’t Your Fault”? and what these books offer to parents and children;
  • The main challenges parents face when dealing with bedwetting and accidents in their children, and how you can work to help them overcome these challenges;
  • Plus Dr. Hodges shares his insights on the prevalence of bedwetting and daytime wetting issues in children.

Episode Links:

  • For more information on Dr Hodges, plus access to his resources – click here.