Bed wetting, also known as night legacy, It refers to the involuntary urination of babies when they sleep at night. This is a different situation from enuresis (bed wetting during the day). Bed wetting is very common in young children. Almost all babies before the age of 3 will wet the bed. However, most babies after the age of 3 to 8, You’re less likely to wet your bed at night. So, Bed wetting before this age, Both parents should show patience and understanding. In contrast, About 20% of 5-year-olds will wet their beds. But by the age of 13, the proportion will drop to 2%. During the baby’s growth stage, It is quite normal to urinate unconsciously at night. Most babies have to go through a long period of daytime toilet training before going to the toilet at night. Don’t regard bed wetting as [failed toilet training]. Some babies wet the bed just because TA’s bladder control ability is not mature enough. Why do they wet the bed? In most cases, Bed wetting occurs during the baby’s deep sleep. Usually bed wetting has a family genetic tendency, If your parents ever wet your bed, Then the possibility of the baby wetting the bed is very high. In very few cases, Babies may also wet their beds due to type 1 diabetes or congenital urinary system defects, But this condition can also cause bed wetting during the day. Therefore, If the baby does not wet the bed during the day, Then you can rest assured, The baby is healthy. Some babies who do not wet the bed may also suddenly start wetting the bed after changing the environment. These environmental changes include changing rooms. Or have a new brother or sister. If the baby starts wetting the bed again, be sure to talk to them about the recent what troubles or try to help the TA cope with these changes. Should you see a doctor in what’s case? If your baby suddenly starts wetting the bed after not wetting the bed for more than 6 months, you have to see a doctor. Although the sudden start of wetting the bed may be due to changes in your life, it is better to have your doctor check for potential diseases. You also need to see a doctor for the following two situations: after the age of 6, you will wet the bed during the day and at night; Bed wetting affects the normal life of the baby. They do not want to spend the night outside (other people’s homes). How does the doctor treat bed wetting? Doctors used to prescribe a prescription drug called desmopressin (DDAVP) for bedwetting babies. However, this drug is now only used for temporary treatment, such as the need to go out for the night. If the doctor finds out the inducement of the baby to wet the bed during the day, such as urinary tract infection, he may prescribe antibiotics. How can you help the baby deal with bedwetting? Many babies’ bedwetting is incurable. The following tips will help parents in the matter of [baby bedwetting]. Calm the baby and tell the baby that bedwetting is not Ta’s fault and will be fine in the future. Encourage and gently remind the baby to go to the toilet before going to bed; Tell the baby to get up at night and go to the bathroom. Ensure that the baby’s room is safe on the way to the toilet. Lay a layer of plastic on the baby’s mattress; Don’t punish or humiliate your baby by wetting his bed when he washes in the morning. Need to avoid what? Don’t encourage TA or give positive affirmation when the baby doesn’t wet the bed. The reason why this method is no longer recommended is that it will indirectly make the baby feel ashamed when wetting the bed. Don’t wake up your baby to go to the toilet at night, it will do more harm than good. Don’t scold your baby for washing wet sheets. Don’t let other family members make fun of the baby by wetting the bed.