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Impact of Bed Wetting | myVMC

Bedwetting orenuresisis defined as intermittent episodes of wetting the bed while asleep in children over 5 years of age.

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Wetting the bed: find out about the causes, effects on children and available treatments for bed-wetting.

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Nocturnal Enuresis: Stephen recalls his bed wetting days | myVMC

Bed wetting, or nocturnal enuresis, is a very common disease amongst children, with almost 20% of 512 year olds experiencing symptoms. Bullying, impaired social life and low self-esteem are all extra stresses that may stem from wetting the bed. But its not all bad. Bed wetting is very treatable and there is help at hand.

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Bedwetting, also known as nocturnal enuresis, is very common in childhood. Night time dryness usually occurs by the time children reach 5 to 5 and a half but is achieved at different ages for different children. It is a natural development that occurs when the mechanism controlling that part of the body matures.

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It is quite common for young children to wet their beds. For some it's only every so often, while it may happen for others on a regular basis.

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The Sleep Health Foundation is a non-profit organisation and Australian public advocate for sleep health and aims to improve people’s lives through better sleep.

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Bedwetting in children

Bedwetting is common in young children and most children grow out of it. Here are tips to help your child with bedwetting and support them while they develop.

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Bedwetting alarms and medications Bedwetting Continence Foundation of Australia

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Kids' Health - Topics - Bedwetting alarms

This topic is about how to use bedwetting alarms. To find out why bedwetting happens and what to do about bedwetting, see the topic"Bedwetting".

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Kids' Health - Topics - Bedwetting

Bedwetting is something that lots of children would rather not talk about especially if it happens to them. Doctors call it 'nocternal eneuresis' (say nok-tern-al en-you-ree-sis).

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