Dr Catherine
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8-15 years

Hi, I'm finding my nappy leaks and wondering why this could be happening...

My first question regarding leakage issues is what type of pants are you wearing? It is quite common for children to experience leakage when wearing other types of absorbent pants like Pull-Ups as these are designed for daytime use only and hold less urine. Make sure your child is wearing the correct size as ill-fitting pants are prone to leakage. There are also certain foods and drinks such as those high in caffeine that are known to stimulate the kidneys which can result in increased urine output and may alo be contributing to leakage issues. Kind Regards, Dr Cathrine