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Daily Bedwetting and Constipation End After 9 Years

From Dr. Barry Gillespie

Many thanks to this mom for writing this beautiful outcome story, originally presented in the “Bedwetting, Constipation, and Circumcision” article, about her 9-year-old constipated and bedwetting son.

Since he had so much pelvic strain on his first visit, it is a tribute to her to go the distance for her son to become strain-free. I do not have a magic wand at my office and just had to listen as his fascial web released in its own space and time. Respecting the body’s wisdom is authentic healing. 

Since he was not outgrowing his bedwetting issue, left untreated, I do not know what would have been in store for him for the rest of his life. Also, would that strain have later affected his reproductive system?

In my world, he would have been treated at birth as a preventative measure. I hope everyone wakes up to this fact soon; so many people are now suffering needlessly.

A Mom Shares

I want to call it magic, but it’s not that. Magic involves trickery. CFT is a true and lasting healing.

My 9-year-old son started getting constipated after he stopped breastfeeding at one year of age. I used some prunes to help. As he got older, it got worse. 

By age five, he was passing a bowel movement only once a week with the help of daily pineapple juice. Diet changes and higher fluid intake didn’t have any impact. I started using flax seeds, chia seeds, and belly massages on him by age eight, which helped sometimes, but he still did not have enough bowel movements during the week.

After our third session with Dr. Gillespie, my son was having bowel movements every other day! By our fourth session, my son had gone every day for nine days in a row! We were so amazed, happy, and impressed! Our excitement with our daily counting was equivalent to a child getting an early Christmas present. 

By his 10th appointment, he had gone eight days in a row and the last four days involved no juice and no seeds! Plus, he went twice during one of those days! Absolutely amazing. This would not have even been possible before Dr. Gillespie’s sessions. 

At the same time, we were addressing his bedwetting. The Goodnites were always soaked, and the pad on the bed would be wet. His body would never wake himself up to pee at night. He never once was dry. I kept waiting for him to outgrow it, but, in time, I realized he wouldn’t. 

When discussing the bedwetting with Dr. Gillespie on our first visit, he seemed a little unsure if that would be fully corrected. I could tell he didn’t want us to get our hopes up, but he made it very clear that he wanted to try and see if the problem would clear completely.

By our eighth session, my son held 95% of his pee until the morning, but there was still some wetness in his Goodnites. We kept going to finish releasing the strain in his right groin area. After our 16th session, it was Christmas morning again! My son had made it the entire night! Nothing. All dry. Christmas morning went on for a whole week until our 17th appointment at the completion of therapy.

I always believed Dr. Gillespie’s work could help my son with both of his issues. I believed in it because of other people’s amazing stories. Then I got to see it with my own eyes. 

I learned that Dr. Gillespie helps bodies heal themselves. Everything is intertwined. When one part is not right, it affects other parts. Dr. Gillespie helps to release the tight fascia and strain we can’t see. Which corrects the surface issues that we can see. It looks like magic, but it is not. It is a release and freedom for the body to function properly. It is authentic healing.

While he doesn’t get attached to the outcome or the timing of it, he sure is passionate. He pours his heart and soul into his work. Thank you, Dr. Gillespie, for loving so many of us!

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