Nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting, can be frustrating for both the parent and the child. Affecting more than five million children in the United States, bedwetting can be caused by a variety of factors including genetics, food sensitivities, high urine production during sleep, and constipation. Many parents wait it out, in hopes that their child will simply “grow out” of bedwetting. However, according to a new infographic published by the Bedwetting Store, only 15% of bedwetters will stop wetting the bed on their own. This means that 85% of bedwetting children will still need help.
“Steps to Dry Nights” offers a guide for parents and children on how to stop bedwetting. The infographic highlights the use bedwetting alarms, the only curative method to treating nighttime wetting. Alarms detect moisture and alerts the soundly sleeping child to wake up to use the bathroom. Over time, the child learns how to respond to a full bladder and stops wetting the bed.
Take a look at the infographic below to learn more on how to treat bedwetting: