The effects of divorce on children: A potential cause for bedwetting

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Although the primary parties involved are parents, divorce affects every member of the family. Children are witnesses to the stress, confusion and hurt that often accompany divorce. With the current divorce rate at 52.4 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Vital Statistics, many children are forced to deal with divorce – and the emotional, …

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Straight Talk About Bedwetting: Speaking to Siblings of Special Needs Kids

Vanessa and Brian Miller* are the parents of 11-year-old Emily and 13-year-old Mark. Emily and Mark both have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Mark also has central apnea and stops breathing several times during the night. Both children are also chronic bedwetters. Mark’s incontinence problems were compounded by the fact that he wandered the house at night. Often …

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