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What do I need to know about caring for a bed-wetting child?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Caring for a child who wets the bed can be challenging. It is important to remember that almost all children grow out of the problem. As a parent, you need to be patient and understanding. Bed-wetting is not the child's fault-shaming or punishing them will only make the situation worse. Help your child by limiting liquids and caffeine in the evening before bedtime. Making sure your child goes to the bathroom before going to sleep can also help prevent nighttime bed-wetting.

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