Pediatric Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)

Pediatric Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)

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Summary

Generally, bedwetting in children under age 7 is not a cause for concern and is a normal part of developing overnight bladder control.

Expanded overview

In most cases, children under age 7 who have bedwetting episodes is not a cause for concern. Bedwetting – or nocturnal enuresis – in children age 7 and younger is a normal part of developing overnight bladder control. If your child is age 7 or older and still regularly wets the bed, you should seek the guidance of a pediatric specialist.

Causes

Bedwetting over the age of 7 can be caused by various factors, including:

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