Dr Catherine
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4-7 years

We have tried limiting fluids at night but he also drinks alot in general. Also we make him go to the toilet before bed. He sometimes even wets through his pull up.

Children develop the neurological and emotional capacity to control their bladders at different ages. By age 8, about 8-10% of children continue to wet the bed on a regular basis. While it is fine for you to reduce his fluid intake before bedtime, make sure he does not becomes dehydrated as this can cause constipation, a contributor to children’s bedwetting. Once children reach school-age it is a good idea to have them checked by a doctor just to rule out any underlying medical cause as well as to discuss treatment options. All the best! Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding; I have been unwell and unable to answer questions during this time. Regards, Dr Cathrine