The Bedwetting Blog

What’s your child’s alarm type?

by Karen Radford 4 min read

Bedwetting alarms, like kids, come in different shapes and sizes. So, what type of alarm will suit your child best? Here are some things to consider when choosing the right alarm for your child.

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Deep sleep and the unresponsive bedwetter. You're not alone!

by Karen Radford 3 min read

You're probably reading this at midnight having been woken by the bedwetting alarm which failed to rouse your child. This is not an uncommon problem in around 10% of bedwetterswho would sleep through the Charge of the Light Brigade were it to be re-enacted in their bedroom! 

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Bedwetting training and the Working Mum

by Bold Commerce 4 min read

As if you don’t already have enough to cope with... being the working Mum of a bedwetter can make life even more hectic and sleep deprived. Dame Washalot from Enid Blyton’s novel The Magic Faraway Tree has nothing on you... and you don’t even get the dubious pleasure of throwing dirty wash-water over unsuspecting forest dwellers!

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When do I begin to help my child stop wetting the bed?

by Karen Radford 3 min read

We are frequently asked by parents when they should begin to help their child stop bed wetting. Generally, as a rule of thumb, we would recommend 6 years of age for girls and 7 for boys (sorry boys, you take a bit longer) but...

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How to help a deep sleeping child beat bedwetting?

by Karen Radford 4 min read

Q.  My child is motivated during the day and open and engaged in the process but at night when woken from the deep sleep by the alarm (or us whilst the alarm is still beeping) becomes really distressed and unhelpful. He just wants to go back to sleep and has always been like this when woken. 

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HRH to visit ERIC (the UK Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity)

by Karen Radford 1 min read

**Updated**

Today's visit from Princess Anne was extremely special and as our...

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5 quick wins for beating bedwetting

by Karen Radford 2 min read

This January we suggested 5 quick wins on our Facebook page, to help give parents a head start in training their children to not to wet the bed. We understand that stopping bedwetting can be a challenging and frustrating process, so if the problem can be resolved easily and quickly then all the better.

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    Bedwetting alarm cures a common issue

    by Karen Radford 3 min read

    Bed wetting is a very common issue young children and their parents deal with - but with a bedwetting alarm, it's easily curable, allowing everyone to move forward. It can get tiresome changing sheets in the middle of the night on a regular basis, and it can knock children's confidence and disrupt sleep patterns.

     

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    10 Myths about bedwetting

    by Karen Radford 5 min read

    1. There is something wrong with a child who wets the bed:  FALSE!  

    Bedwetting is one of the most common paediatric health issues. It occurs in 15-20% of five-year-olds, 6-8% of eight-year-olds and declines to 1-2% by fifteen years of age and over. 

     

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    Doctors praise Dri Sleeper Bed Wetting Alarm

    by Karen Radford 1 min read

    Dear Karen,

    A quick note to let you know that I finally got around to using the Dri Sleeper Alarm with my daughter (6 turning 7 in November this year) during the September school holidays this year. She had previously never had a dry night with her pull-ups and would never wake to take herself to the toilet. The downside of being such a deep sleeper.

     

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    Anzacare Bedwetting Alarm Success Story

    by Karen Radford 3 min read

    At Anzacare we are part of the team with you and your child to help overcome the bedwetting problem. There are two types of bedwetting that we see and if your child is a deep sleeper do not fret; we have some strategies to help him or her respond to the alarm in their sleep. 

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    All it takes is a little patience to cure nocturnal enuresis

    by Karen Radford 2 min read

    The team at Dri-Sleeper are always happy to hear from customers who have used our bed wetting alarm, with great results. Our goal is yours; to stop your child from wetting the bed. Find out more about what actually causes bedwetting here.

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