When bed-wetting becomes a problem in your home, what do you do?
Often times when a child is wetting his or her bed, the reason is due either to an
undiagnosed medical condition or due to psychological effects. As a parent, you will
want to find out what is happening with your child so that you can stop bedwetting.
Unfortunately, there are things that prevent many parents from trying to determine what
causes their child’s bedwetting. Some of the things that stop parents from helping their
•Shame (parents worry that a child’s bedwetting will reflect badly on them while children
may be reluctant to speak with a pediatrician about a problem that is embarrassing for
•Misconceptions about bedwetting
•Time (some parents may be reluctant to take the time to help a child, assuming that
bedwetting is a normal childhood ailment and will be resolved by itself)
•Anger (parents may feel frustrated or angry with the problem and this may make them
think of the problem as unimportant)