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Wetting the bed- solutions wanted

My 5 year old has just started wetting the bed in the last few weeks. She is very embarrassed about it and whenever i bring it up she starts to cry. This has never happened before to her or to her twin. I havent a clue what could be causing it. How can i help her to stop?

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Asked by Sparkle-Mom at 5:51 AM on Aug. 25, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • if it's just starting out of no where take her to the doc

    Answer by aliishott2 at 5:54 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I would 1st start out taking her to the dr to see if she has a medical problem. Then I would not let her have anything to drink after lets say 7 PM then if need be wake her up to go potty just before you go to bed

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 6:27 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • its just part of growing up. There's no magic solution. She just needs to start training herself to get up at night and pee. We all grow out of that stage eventually.

    Answer by Zoeyis at 7:42 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • ..limit drinks at night..keep a nightlite in hall way..set your alarm a few afters after she goes down and check her, if you have to wake start getting the routine!! good luck

    Answer by peachface21 at 10:50 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • <----- heres a great link to help.

    Id just stop any fluids an hour before bed, and make sure they use the toilet before bed and right when they wake up. depending on the amount of sleep they get they may have to wake up earlier to get to the bathroom.

    and give your ped. a call if it just poped up out of no where then it might be an infection or stress.

    Answer by Lakoia at 12:21 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • take to the could be a problem..
    m/b she sleeps so deep now that she m/b dreaming of being in water at night

    Answer by FreeSpriT4eva at 2:03 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

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