People often ask what they can do to help their child to stop wetting the bed at night. Here are 11 useful strategies that are fun and easy to put into practice.
Build the communication links between the brain and bladder
- Explain to your child how the brain and bladder work.
- Get a yellow balloon and have some fun filling it up with water, explaining how the bladder works.
- Create a story together that the brain and bladder might say to each other throughout the night.
Give your child the control
- Don't wake your child up to go to the toilet.
- Don't use nappies or pull-ups (you may wish to use a mattress protector/ brolly sheet).
- Do let them choose what day to start to become dry all by themselves.
- Ask your child to count the number of steps to the toilet and back from their bed.
- Don't put your child in bed with you after they wet their bed.
- Try to ignore wet nights and praise the dry nights.
- Make it easy for your child to stop bedwetting by understanding how food, drink and sleep can impact bedwetting.
- Purchase a gentle bedwetting solution such as Stay Dry at Night that will help your child build the communication links between the brain and bladder. Key to the program is a beautiful and calming recording that is made for your child. This gentle way of learning how to stop wetting the bed is suitable for children age six to twelve years. 60 day money back guarantee! Please click on the button below to purchase, or for more information.