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101 Tips to Stop Your Child's Bedwetting Forever. [NOOK Book]

101 Tips to Stop Your Child's Bedwetting Forever.

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Overview

Table of Contents:

Introduction...3
Initial Tips for Dealing with Bedwetting in Your Household...5
Behavior Modification...13
Medication...18
Dealing with Your Pediatrician...21
Bedwetting Devices and Tools...30
Bedwetting Advice that Has Worked for Other Parents...36
Pre-teens, Teenagers, and Bedwetting...39
Some Final Tips...40
Conclusion...55


INTRODUCTION
When bed-wetting becomes a problem in your home, what do you do?
Often times when a child is wetting his or her bed, the reason is due either to an
undiagnosed medical condition or due to psychological effects. As a parent, you will
want to find out what is happening with your child so that you can stop bedwetting.
Unfortunately, there are things that prevent many parents from trying to determine what
causes their child’s bedwetting. Some of the things that stop parents from helping their
children include:
•Shame (parents worry that a child’s bedwetting will reflect badly on them while children
may be reluctant to speak with a pediatrician about a problem that is embarrassing for
them).
•Misconceptions about bedwetting
•Time (some parents may be reluctant to take the time to help a child, assuming that
bedwetting is a normal childhood ailment and will be resolved by itself)
•Anger (parents may feel frustrated or angry with the problem and this may make them
think of the problem as unimportant)
Thanks to "101 Tips to Stop Your Child's Bedwetting Forever", though, you will have the
tools and knowledge to help your child overcome bedwetting. Thanks to the fact that the
book is organized into tips, you can easily read the book a tip or two at a time, in your
spare time, and try several ideas that may be effective in stopping bedwetting. Plus, in
this ebook you will be given the facts about bedwetting, and the latest research and
information you need to make educated choices that can help your child stop wetting the
bed.
Before we start to consider some of the things that can be done to stop bedwetting in its
tracks, we need to discuss the very idea of bedwetting. Bedwetting occurs at night, and
often in children who have no trouble or little trouble controlling their bladder during the
day. This means that for these children, bedwetting makes bedtime a terrible time.
Rather than being a time of stories and rest, bedtime becomes a time of conflict and stress
for both parent and child.
Bedwetting is not a rare problem. Experts think that five to seven million children in this
country wet the bed at least occasionally. The older children get, the less likely they are
to wet the bed, as children outgrow the problem at a rate of roughly 15% per year.
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However, this means that 1% of older teenagers, and 20% of children between the ages
of six and five will still wet their bed regularly.
Bedwetting creates stress for the entire family. Parents may be frustrated and fatigued by
the washing of sheets, drying of mattresses, and reassurances that follow each incident of
bedwetting.
The medical term for bedwetting is Enuresis and it is a serious subject for medical
research. Researchers have found that a few basic causes of bedwetting seem to be the
culprit for most sufferers of Enuresis. Among medical causes, ailments such as urinary
tract infections, allergies, diabetes, cell anemia and sleep disorders are often the culprit.
Since bedwetting is often the first sign of these problems, it is a good idea to get your
child checked out for these conditions. In addition, researchers have found that
psychological reasons such as stress, upset, and trauma often contribute to bedwetting.
Children who wet the bed for any reason often suffer needlessly, and this suffering is the
best reason to get your child help for Enuresis. Children who wet the bed often suffer
from low self-esteem, withdrawal, stress, fear, and other problems. These children may
suffer from sleeplessness because they fear or are embarrassed by what happens when
they sleep.
A child with Enuresis is often teased by others and may feel dirty by the smell of urine
about them. The child may even avoid others out of fear of ridicule. At the very least,
fun childhood activities such as camp, sleep overs, and camping may be made into
traumatic rather than happy events for the bedwetting child.
Many parents wonder whether they should seek help for bedwetting. After all, despite
the problems of bedwetting, many doctors still recommend patience and time as the best
way to resolve bedwetting, as many children overcome the problem with no extra help.
Of course, many children does not mean all children, and telling an anxious child that he
or she will wake up dry “someday” is ...
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014338929
  • Publisher: 99 ¢ eStore, save a lot more
  • Publication date: 3/13/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 58
  • File size: 69 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2013

    Me :3

    I have never wet the bed EVER!

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