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Natural Remedies & Solutions for Bedwetting

Bedwetting in children and teens are one of the major concern and source of embarrassment.  There are many types of bedwetting treatments ranging from behavioral to natural remedies treatments. Although these remedies typically have unknown results, some could very well help stop bedwetting in children and teens. Home remedies such as these may work for some more then others. Below is a list of natural remedies & solutions commonly known as kitchen essentials that may help stop bedwetting in children ages between 5 to 12 and teens.

  • Cinnamon helps strengthen the bladder to reduce accidents at night.
  • Indian Gooseberry is rich in vitamin C that gives your child strength to retain their urine at night.
  • Olive Oil can be used to massage the lower abdomen before bed. Olive oil keeps the bladder under control.
  • Cranberry juice can strengthen blood flow and give the bladder support.
  • Walnuts have bladder-controlling properties that could help your child with their bed wetting problem.
  • Herbal tea has natural properties that can keep the bladder clean. In some cases, bedwetting is due to infections, so herbal tea can help keep the bladder clean and have normal urine flow.
  • Raisins are tasty snack and can help reduce frequency of bedwetting.
  • Honey is great to curb bedwetting accidents and it does not irritate the bladder during the nighttime.
  • Apple cider vinegar helps regulates acid levels, therefore, it can help reduce the urge to urinate frequently.
  • Jaggery or cane juice has the ability to cleanse your body and keep your body warm, so your child doesn’t wet the bed.
  • Mustard and its seeds stirred in warm cup of milk given to your child an hour before bedtime are really beneficial in treating bedwetting.
  • Banana eating 1-2 banana a day can help your child stop bedwetting.

Positive Attitude and Moral Support by parents are the best solutions to help your child or teen overcome the bedwetting problem that can help them understand that the condition is treatable and it is not an abnormality. With this understanding, they will more readily accept the natural remedies & solutions that you may opt to use to help them through the condition.

Besides natural remedies & solutions for bedwetting, bedwetting alarms are the other best option to stop bedwetting completely. These bedwetting alarms are designed to signal when the first drop of urine hits an undergarment, alerting the bedwetter to response and slowly they get up even before they start urinating.

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Before trying different remedies, consult your doctor to find the right treatment for your child and let them help monitor the progress of the treatment.

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Bedwetter Child and Punishment

As a parent of bedwetter child you might think something is wrong with you or your child because he or she continues to wet the bed even at 7 or 8 years of age, while your friend’s two years old has perfectly mastered bladder control. Well, think again. You are not the only one with a bedwetter child.

According to the National Sleep Foundation’s 2003 Sleep in America poll, 14% of preschoolers and 4% of school-age children wet the bed a few nights per week or more and 21% of preschoolers and 7% of school-aged children do so once a week or more.

Take the burden off your shoulders and don’t blame your child if he or she is a bedwetter.  There are many reasons that could lead a child to be a bedwetter varying from hereditary to medical to psychological.

Here is a quick check list.

  • Revisit and think if you or any of child’s first relative was a bed wetter.
  • Is your child is a deep sleeper? Well, if yes, then get a bed-wetting alarm unit that combines sound and vibration, and a moisture sensitive sensor that detects urine immediately and triggers off the alarm.
  • Evaluate if your child has reached bladder maturation.
  • Does your child have normal bowel movement? Closely watch if he or she is pooping everyday because constipation is a vital cause of a child to be a bedwetter.
  • Although rare, medical issues such as urinary tract infections, sleep apnea, diabetes, spinal cord problems can lead a child to be a bedwetter.
  • Be aware of any psychological anxiety your child might experience because of moving, death of loved one, separation or divorce of parents, and new school.

Being a parent you would find it hard to see your child a bedwetter that usually affects your child’s self-esteem. So, take a pause and assess what might be the causing them to be a bedwetter.

Knowing the cause would make finding the solution and working with your child lot easier. The solution or treatment option might be a combination of bed-wetting alarms, medication, disposable undergarments and waterproof bedding.

But whatever you choose, remember your love and support is most important to your child. Don’t punish or criticize.  Educate yourself on the problems and challenges of bedwetter child and bring your whole family together to help the young bedwetter.

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5 Tips to Manage Bed-Wetting

Parents always have their child’s best interest at heart. So when it comes to bed-wetting, parents are often confused and stressed out about how to deal with the problem. Here are five tips to help you deal with your child’s bed-wetting in a positive and constructive way.

1. Creating a Don’t Ask,Don’t Tell Situation. Parents should always protect their child’s feelings. Don’t discuss your child’s bed-wetting with his or her peers or their parents or with close relatives. But its a good idea for them to help if need be. If you think speaking to a pediatrician or an uncle or aunt who was a bedwetter in their childhood might help, don’t hesitate. Make sure your child understands that it’s important to seek help.

2. Help your Child Wake Up. Many children dealing with bed-wetting are deep sleepers and don’t recognize the need to empty the bladder at night during sleep. Usually parents wake up their child to help them void at night. By doing this, it’s the parent who assumes the primary responsibility of waking up not the child. To stop bed-wetting it is important that your child recognizes a full bladder and wakes up on their own at night. Bed-wetting alarms can establish the connection between the brain and the bladder in your child .

3. Waiting for your Child to Outgrow Bed-wetting. Yes, it’s true that most children outgrow bed-wetting after a certain age, but bed-wetting is stressful and embarrassing. Also, many parents and children don’t want to wait endlessly. If your child is over 6 years of age and still wets the bed couple times of a week, it’s time to find out the cause of bed-wetting and get the right treatment.

4. Comparing with Other Siblings. It’s possible you never had bed-wetting issues with your older children and/or a child younger to your bedwetter is already dry. But drawing comparison with other children in the household will not help. It will only increase your child’s feeling of shame and guilt which can lead to prolonged bed-wetting.

5. Making Lifestyle Choices. Simple every day choices such as limiting your child’s fluid-intake, not consuming caffeinated drinks and food or wearing pull ups can make a difference. Limiting fluid in-take without making your child uncomfortably thirsty and restricting tea, coffee, colas or chocolate before bedtime might help.

Remember that it is not not a full bladder that causes bedwetting. It is your child’s inability to wake up to empty the bladder that causes bed-wetting. Help your child recognize the need to wake up. And one of helping them is letting them sleep in the underwear instead of the pull up with a bedwetting alarm till bed-wetting stops.

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Bed Wetting in Teens

Talking about bladder issues is never easy for anyone no matter what the age. Bed wetting is even a bigger challenge for teens who are often worried of being ridiculed or teased by their peers. Most teens simply don’t want to talk openly to their parents or physicians about the emotional and social challenges that come with bed wetting.

Why does an otherwise perfectly healthy teenager wet the bed?

There could be several reasons–small bladder, lack of ADHD (antiduretic hormone) the hormone that controls the amount of urine being produced or the teen may be constipated or has a unitary tract infection (UTIs). In many cases bed wetting might simply be hereditary, that is it runs in the family or it could be lifestyle choice that the teen is accustomed to such as consuming caffeinated drinks in large quantities.

Dealing with a teen bed wetting is challenging and often stressful for parents. However, here are few tips that can help you and your teenager handle bedwetting better.

  • Follow a daily routine with your bed wetting teen. Have him or her use the restroom and empty the bladder before going to bed.
  • Some studies suggest that caffeinated drinks such as cola, tea or coffee are potential source of bed wetting. So, limiting caffeinated drinks, particularly before bed time might be helpful.
  • Use a bed wetting alarm as they are a safe and effective treatment options that have much lesser relapse rate when compared to medicines. You could also use medication after consulting with your child’s pediatrician for special occasions such as sleepovers and camps.
  • Ensure your teen is not constipated, a key reason for bed wetting. Encourage your teenager to have enough fiber rich diet and liquids throughout the day to avoid being constipated.
  • Encourage your bed wetting teen to continue treatment even if he or she faces setbacks. If you or your partner had bed wetting problem share it with your child as it might motivate your child to continue trying to achieve dryness.
  • Many bed wetting teens find the positive imagery technique helpful. Basically, the bedwetter imagines being dry before going. So, have your teenager try this technique to overcome bed-wetting.

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Bed-Wetting in Special Needs Children

Bed-wetting in  special needs children is very stressful and challenging for both parents and children. Did you know that bed-wetting is a very common problem impacting millions of children and one that is also treatable? There are many bed-wetting solutions and treatment options that can help a special needs child to overcome the problem quickly and effectively.

One of the best and proven ways to stop bed-wetting in special needs children is to use  a bed-wetting alarm at night. These bed-wetting alarms use moisture detecting sensor that trigger the alarm and wakes up a sleeping child when bed-wetting occurs. Most modern day alarms come  with a vibrating feature that can alert children with  hearing or visual disabilities.

Bed-wetting alarms usually have loud tones to wake up a deep sleeper, however, sometimes children do not respond to the alarm initially. If your child doesn’t respond to the alarm in first few weeks, help him wake up. In the case of a child with special needs it is a good idea for the parent or a caretaker to sleep in the same room as the child to help him or her wake up and use the bathroom at night. Overtime, the child will  become conditioned to wake up and use  the bathroom independently.

Training a bed-wetting child with special needs to go to the bathroom independently is centered on communication. So, before beginning the treatment explain to them how the alarm works with pictures, videos or hand signals or any other cues that you think works best for your child.

While you and your child gets use to the treatment process with a bed-wetting alarm, it is a good idea to keep a few waterproof bedding overlay protectors handy. Waterproof overlays can prevent urine, sweat or other unwanted liquid spills to seep into your bedding.

Motivating a special needs child to achieve bowel and bladder control will allow the child to be more independent and confident. So, don’t ridicule or punish them if they have setbacks or take time to respond to the treatment.

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