Bedwetting is a common and troublesome problem in some children.
It is viewed traditionally as part of growing up, but when it persists beyond early childhood, it becomes unacceptable and can be very stressful and distressing to the afflicted children and their families. Many parents are worried when their school-going child continues to wet his/her bed at night.
The following attempts to address some of the common questions asked about bedwetting, with the aim to provide some facts and dispel fallacies on this subject. The reviews provided are by no means exhaustive and you should discuss with the doctor or therapist when in doubt.
It is uncontrollable wetting while asleep in an otherwise healthy child beyond early childhood.
Most bedwetters seeking treatment in Singapore are:
Yes, especially when the child is already at school going age and the wetting is frequent.
In Singapore, it has been found that bedwetters and their parents sought treatment for the following reasons :
Actual incidence of bedwetting is unknown in Singapore. However, it is believed to be quite common and there is an increasing number of cases seeking treatment in recent years.
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