An Understanding Attitude Helps Kids Who Wet the Bed

An Understanding Attitude Helps Kids Who Wet the Bed

Bedwetting (enuresis) and daytime wetting are common paediatric problems. Most children attain daytime bladder control at around 3 years and night-time bladder control between the ages of 4 and 6 years, but it is not uncommon for school-age children to experience urinary incontinence (UI). An understanding attitude on the part of parents and doctors can help reduce unwanted long-term psychological effects.

Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2019