Bedwetting

Learn how you can help your toddler or preschooler get past this night-time obstacle.

Bed Wetting in Five-Year-Old

Nighttime bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) is common among children age six and younger. read more

Bed-Wetting Medication

Bed-wetting medication is only a temporary solution. Find out what else you can do to resolve bedwetting. read more

Does Your Child Wet the Bed? How to Help Him Stop

Does Your Child Wet the Bed? How to Help Him StopIf your child wets the bed, you know how frustrating it can be to change the sheets in the middle of the night, and soothe your frustrated and embarrassed child back to sleep. However, as much these nighttime disruptions may feel like nightmares, it is important for you and your child to remember that this is something he will learn to control eventually and will most likely outgrow.Bedwetting is a common problem and is usually the result of a delay or slowness in development. read more

Five-Year-Old Bed Wetter

When a child backslides into bed wetting, you may need to sort out the motivation for her behavior. read more

Five-Year-Old Still Wetting Bed

You may feel that your child is too old to still be wetting the bed. In fact, about 20 percent of five-year-olds and 10 percent of six-year-olds wet the bed at least monthly. read more

Four-Year-Old Wets the Bed

Once your child is interested in overcoming his bedwetting, two guiding principles apply: work with him and protect his self-esteem. read more

Nine-Year-Old Bed Wetter

Learn what you can do for a child that still bed wets at age nine. read more

Potty Training: All Through the Night

Potty Training: All Through the Night Staying dry throughout the night will not happen anywhere near as soon as daytime control. Give your child a break. After all, he's just starting to learn how to control his bowel and bladder during the day, when he's fully awake and conscious of his body's signals. It will take your toddler more time before he maintains control when he's unconscious, too. (Nighttime urination tends to occur during the deepest stages of sleep.) read more

Preschoolers and Bedwetting

Preschoolers and Bedwetting Childproofing Bedwetting may require professional evaluation if it is associated with: fever, painful urination; excessive thirst, loss of bowel control, or sudden onset with great frequency. read more

Problems Over Child's Bedwetting

There is more to this family problem than just your husband's responses to your daughter's nighttime bedwetting. read more

Three-Year-Old Wetting the Bed

Reassurance from an expert that bed wetting in a three-year-old is not a sign of a developmental problem. read more