U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Bed Wetting: Information for Parents

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

Urinary Incontinence in Children

Although urinary incontinence affects many young people, it usually disappears naturally over time. Learn more about it.

Review Date: February 20, 2013

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

Urology A to Z

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

What Parents Need to Know About Bedwetting

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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