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Bedwetting in children


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Things you can do to help with bedwetting include making sure your child goes to the toilet regularly and using waterproof covers on mattresses.

Treatments for bedwetting in children include medicines to reduce how much pee your child makes at night and bedwetting alarms.

Bedwetting in children can be caused by many things such as stress. Sometimes it can be caused by a health condition like diabetes or constipation.

Bedwetting is common. There are things you can do to help stop a child wetting the bed, but if it does not stop see a GP or school nurse for advice.

Page last reviewed: 11/04/2023
Next review due: 11/04/2026