5 to 7 million children in the U.S. ages six and over wet their beds at night. Parents will find information and tools that help explain and manage their child's bed-wetting, also known as enuresis.
Review Date: October 30, 2014
National Kidney Foundation
Enuresis ("en-yur-ee-sis") is the medical term for bed-wetting during sleep. This condition is more common in boys than in girls. Learn about the causes and treatments for bed-wetting, and what you can do to help your child cope with this conditon.
Review Date: December 23, 2014
American Academy of Family Physicians
Search alphabetically or by common conditions-and get the facts you need on over 140 topics related to urological health. Find information on male and female cancers, infertility, bladder problems, yeast infections, and more.
Review Date: February 26, 2013
Urology Care Foundation
Bedwetting is a common condition in children and adolescents and usually goes away on its own. But until it does, it can be embarrassing and uncomfortable for your child. Find tips for helping your chid cope with bedwetting, and learn when to call the doctor if the problem persists.
Review Date: February 19, 2013
The Nemours Foundation
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