Dealing with Nocturnal Enuresis
Bundling up soggy bedding and wet pyjamas isn’t much fun, especially on a cold night after a long day. But if your family goes through this process regularly you are far from alone; ‘nocturnal enuresis’ or bedwetting is one of the most common and simply managed health complaints in young children.
Nocturnal enuresis is nearly always a developmental issue, not an emotional or physical illness. It does not mean you’re a bad parent. In fact, this is an opportunity for you to show loving patience and care during what might be a stressful time for your little one.
Rest assured most children can learn to stop wetting the bed sooner or later:
Common Causes of Nocturnal Enuresis in Children
Treatments for Nocturnal Enuresis
Here are four of our top bedwetting treatments that could help your child deal with the problem:
Take Care of your Child’s Feelings
No matter how inconvenient nocturnal enuresis may be, keep in mind that your child can’t help it. It is an accident and must never be punished or laughed at. Shame, hurt, fear and anxiety can damage your child’s self-esteem and make the problem worse.
See your Doctor
Fortunately, bedwetting is just a stage for most children. However, you may choose to see a doctor if:
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