Age 5

5 years old and wetting the bed? Nothing unusual!

5 year old boy wetting bed even with dry nites
Dear Brooke, while it is not unusual for 5-year-olds to experience the occasional daytime accident it is probably worth having your son assessed just to check whether his day and nighttime wetting is the result of a small bladder capacity. You can try and reduce how much he wets at night by reducing the amount he drinks just before bedtime...
5 year old son wets bed after moving house
firstly, it is important to point out that there is a difference in children who have never been dry at night (called primary enuresis) and children who have been dry for a long time then start wetting again (secondary enuresis). As your son was dry for a while we know that he is capable of being dry so we need...
5yo boy- is this too young to be using an alarm?
it’s not unusual for 5-year-old children to still be wetting the bed at night with approximately 1 in 5 children continuing to do so and the majority of these are boys. As I’m sure you are probably aware, bedwetting runs in families so if both parents wet the bed you have a 7 in 10 chance that your child will...
5yo who sweats alot and the alarm goes off
With respect to your first question – you may want to think about using an alarm that is not worn inside his pyjamas but on the bed. The advantage of this is that it will not be in direct contact with his skin and should not react to him sweating. The disadvantage of these alarms is that they cannot be...