“How do I stop my 6 year old from wetting the bed? Have tried mostly everything. I have put a torch under his pillow for the night, but he still wets the bed. Thanks”

Posted by Amanda, 20/5/2013

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  • Sometimes there’s a medical reason maybe see your doctor

  • i am with sonia on this one bowen therapist or chiropractor may well be able to help :)

  • Tried everything for our 10 year old, he’s seeing a continence nurse..there’s mats that wake em up but my sons partially deaf so wouldn’t hear it, I noticed at Coles bed mats to stop it leaking into the mattress, we’ll try these

  • Those night time pull up things for older kids. No drinks past a certain time, toilet before bed, toilet light on, talk to him to see if there is a reason he is doing it, some kids develop a fear of the dark, or monsters or ghosts… So it could be something like that, but then it could be a bladder infection or some medical condition…. Talk to him and talk to your gp

  • My maternal health nurse said that there is a hormone that kicks in between the ages of 4 & 7 years old, it’s like a dietetic and slows down the need to go to the toilet during the night. Not sure how true it is but good luck

  • Is he a mouth breather? Have a Google.

  • we had to start taking the boys to the toilet because all of a sudden they would start wetting the bed after 6 months clear. So when husband goes to bed at 1am – he takes the 6 year old and the 4 year old to the toilet

  • My kids were cured of bedwetting at this age with bowen therapy. :)

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