Carolyn. Age: 25.
Bedwetting is when kids who are old enough to control their bladder pee at night during sleep. It's a common problem in kids, especially those under 6 years old. Doctors don't know for sure what causes bedwetting or why it stops. But it's often a natural part of development, and kids usually grow out of it.
Anna. Age: 22.
Alaska Sleep Education Center
Most children are toilet trained during the day by about three years of age but many still wet the bed at night until around five. Night-time bladder control is not something children can learn like they can with day-time toilet training. It usually happens naturally as their body matures.
Annabella. Age: 28.
How to stop bedwetting in children age 5 to age 8
It's easy to think bedwetting is more common than it is, especially if it runs in your family. In fact, at age 5, only 1 in 5 children still wet the bed. By age 8, it's just 1 in
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