Most children have achieved night time bladder control by the time they are five years old. In fact, a child is generally not considered to suffer from primary nocturnal enuresis unless he or she is still wetting the bed at least twice a week after this age.
I am often asked by health care professionals and parents what is the most important feature of a bedwetting alarm? My answer is always - the sensor. The sensor is the part of the alarm that detects the urine and signals the alarm to wake the child.
We are often asked for help by parents whose children are deep sleepers. These children may sleep right through the bedwetting alarm even though it wakes the rest of the family! If this is a problem for your child then this blog will give you some strategies to help him or her respond to the alarm in their sleep.
One method of treating bedwetting available to parents for their child is prescribed drugs. There are two types of drugs usually prescribed by physicians:
DRI Sleeper® bedwetting alarms use smart electronics and patented conductive plastic sensors to provide your child with a safe and comfortable method of treating their bedwetting. Read just how these incredibly effective bed wetting alarms work.
Having a child who wets the bed can put a strain on family life, and the bedwetter often has to deal with feelings of inadequacy or being different, no matter how much you tell them it is not their fault.
I guess most of us have experienced that it is easier to achieve something if you have the support and encouragement of people you love or respect. Others can inspire you to keep going when the goal posts seem distant, they can empathise when your spirits are flagging, they can offer guidance based on their own experience, and finally they will celebrate with you when you cross the ‘finish line’....