Bedwetting is very common in children; One in five children wet the beds. It may not be a common topic of discussion among mothers, but it is a problem.
Aside from waking up in the middle of the night to clean the sheets, take a moment to look at your child and see if he is upset or embarrassed. We often tend to make the mistake of not thinking about what the child is going through. Instead we just go and sleep again. Neglect does not help your child overcome the problem. So it's time for you to look at your child and consider helping him. Here are some of the commandments and precepts of bedwetting that every parent should know.
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- Tell your child that bedwetting is a common problem and almost all children are confronted with it Problem in a better way and they do not feel embarrassing. You can also tell your story if you used to wet the bed when you were younger and how your parents told you the same thing.
- Explain to your child why they wet the bed. It can either be that they have a small bladder or are deep in the sleep, which do not feel bladder contractions at night.
- Tell your child that you will see a specialist in the problem, and it will be alright in no time. When they are at the age where they can understand the treatment, explain what it is about and how the specialist will help them. Make sure you do not scare them off.
- Change your daily habits by going to the bathroom before going to sleep, avoiding junk food, and drinking fewer drinks before you go to sleep.
- Ask your child to help you with the cleaning. In this way, they will understand how to tackle the bed wetting problem.
- Do not lower your child because it is not your child's fault. If you tell your child that it does not do enough for the problem, it can lower their self-esteem. If you accuse them, it becomes even more difficult to overcome the problem of controlling their bladders.
- Do not worry. If you wet the bed, you will not get angry and abuse it in the middle of the night, but be positive and calmly tell your child that it is not something that you may be embarrassed about.
- If and when your child responds to the treatment, encourage it and tell them that it is possible because it has already improved. Tell them they are improving, even if they occasionally wet the bed.
- Listen to your child. Make sure you listen to them when they tell you they have some problem with urination. Do not scold them, as the ranting makes them talk about the problem.
- Leave a light in the room at night so the child can easily find their way to the lavatory when it gets up to urinate at night without being afraid.
- Do not allow your children to drink for 1 hour before bedtime.
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