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BEDWETTING ANSWERS FOR BOYS ARE HERE

DryNites® Pyjama Pants not only help kids who wet the bed get a sound night’s sleep, they help them maintain a sense of privacy and self-esteem until they outgrow bed wetting. With DryNites Pyjama Pants, there’s no need to worry about wet sheets and other disruptions in the middle of the night.

DryNites® Pyjama Pants are available in three sizes:

2-4 years, 13-20kg (for Boys and Girls)
4-7 years, 17-30kg (for Boys and Girls)
8-15 years, 27-57+kg (for Boys and Girls)
There are also a number of vendors who can deliver DryNites Pants direct to you.

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We only sell directly to specialist distributors, but you can choose from the list of our online retail partners who will deliver DryNites® Pyjama Pants to your door.

Nappies and nappy pants offer similar levels of absorbency. Nappy pants are designed to help parents of kids who refuse to lie down for changing. Pull-ups are designing for toilet training: they are less absorbent than nappies and have a wetness liner that provides feedback to the wearer that they have peed – an important indicator in toilet training. Finally, DryNites are for older kids. They are super absorbent, less likely to leak, and are designed to look more like underpants.

Most kids wear DryNites® Pyjama Pants as a replacement for underwear at night. But underwear certainly can be worn underneath DryNites® Pyjama Pants (it might help them to feel when they’re wet). If you have a child that wears boxers, they may want to wear them over their DryNites® Pyjama Pants.

DryNites® Pyjama Pants are available in three sizes:

  • 2-4 years, 13-20kg (for Boys and Girls)
  • 4-7 years, 17-30kg (for Boys and Girls)
  • 8-15 years, 27-57+kg (for Boys and Girls)

There are also a number of vendors who can deliver DryNites® Pants direct to you.

See the complete DryNites® product range

DryNites® Pyjama Pants offer reassurance while your doctor is adjusting the dosage to fit your child’s needs. Also, when the doctor begins to take your child off medication, DryNites® Pyjama Pants are a good backup until success is reached.

Bedwetting is urinating at night time during sleep. Doctors call it nocturnal enuresis but most kids refer to it simply as wetting the bed.

No. Bedwetting isn’t anyone’s fault and there’s no evidence that daytime toilet training influences bedwetting.

If one parent wet the bed then each child in the family has a 50% chance of wetting the bed. If both parents wet the bed, then each child has a 75% chance of bedwetting.

Most parents try this, but the problem is that it reinforces to the child that they can pee when they’re asleep! This can make bedwetting worse because the child is not responding to their brain waking them to a full bladder.

Tell your other children that bedwetting is a fact of life for many kids and it’s not your girl’s fault as she’s fast asleep when it happens. Explain that it runs in families. It might’ve been them that wets the bed and how would they like to be given a hard time about it. Make a rule of no teasing, which, like other rules, has consequences if broken – such as no treats the next day or no TV.

Boys are almost twice as likely to wet the bed than girls.

Bedwetting boys can’t help it. They don’t do it on purpose to annoy parents or because they can’t be bothered getting out of bed. They are asleep when it happens. Most boys can’t wait to be dry at night. Telling him off and/or getting angry will only make him scared and anxious, which can make bedwetting last longer.

Most parents try this, but the problem is that it reinforces to the child that they can pee when they’re asleep! This can make bedwetting worse because the child is not responding to their brain waking them to a full bladder.

This is a very common question. There is no evidence that this is the case. DryNites® Pyjama Pants don’t cure bedwetting, but they will help you to manage it and ensure that both you and your son have a good night sleep!

Tell your other children that bedwetting is a fact of life for many kids and it’s not your boy’s fault as he’s fast asleep when it happens. Explain that it runs in families. It might’ve been them that wet the bed and how would they like to be given a hard time about it. Make a rule of no teasing, which, like other rules, has consequences if broken – such as no treats the next day or no TV.

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