Bedwetting is not uncommon in children under 6 years of age. But some of them never outgrow this problem. Modern theories link bedwetting to the child’s emotional health along with the fact that the child may be suffering from poor muscle control, crossed signals in the communication between the nervous system and the brain.
A bedwetting child in the family is not often an isolated case. The child may have a close relative who does the same. Bedwetting is stressful not only for the child but also for the parents as well. They feel less confident in taking the child outside the home for stay overs and long journeys. At the same time, the child goes through a predicament, a phase of embarrassment, helplessness, guilt and seeks reassurance. As a parent of a bedwetting child, you should not make the child embarrassed in front of others or rebuke him for his ‘mistake’. And no yelling or spanking too. It will make the child all the more nervous and insecure.
Deep sleep, the inability to know that the bladder is full, an immature nervous system, other health conditions and so on are the main causes of nocturnal enuresis in children. There are no overnight remedies for this. Yet, you can take some measures to prevent bedwetting:
Hope you see more of dry hours!