Even something you would not notice or would think is a small change in her life can throw a four year old off. Just make sure that you take her often to the bathroom. Unusual, I know, but when we avoided the sulphur, the problem disappeared. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Caffeine is the most common dietary culprit to bedwetting. Thank God my parents never thought I was doing it to get attention and never punished me for it! ThriftyFun is one of the longest running frugal living communities on the Internet.
Be sure to ask your pediatrician first before attempting to resolve an issue that may need medicial attention. In our bedwetting study published in Global Pediatric Health , all the bedwetting patients had rectal diameter greater than 6 cm. Accidents are part of the potty training process, but frequent accidents over a prolonged period could be a sign that there's an underlying medical condition that requires treatment. Dogs with separation anxiety can display various signs, including accidents within the home. We had her checked out by our doctor and he found nothing wrong with her and said the wetting was due to her feeling like an outsider and that she would get over it fairly soon. If a child never wets the bed, then begins to have accidents, you should talk with your provider.
When she did have visits with her father, she would always come home subdued and quiet. Subscribe me to DrGreene's mailing list. The older children get, the more their bedwetting threatens self-esteem and interferes with family life. Once that ADH kicks in, the wet nights could be over. October 24, Reply.
It's also essential to let your child set the pace. I really don't think it's physical because she has yet to wet the bed during the night or nap time. It is very effective with no side effects. For this reason, enzymatic cleaners, which eliminate smells, are essential for dealing with messes. And punishing for accidents makes it more likely your child will try to avoid punishment by hiding or trying to not poop or pee at all, leading to constipation and even more accidents. Their energy and attention are on the new thing, not on staying dry and finding a bathroom. Our little boy is now the same.