My 7 year old daughter has been wetting herself during the day since she was about 5. The amount of times she does it can vary from just once up to three times a day. It doesn't matter where she is or what she is doing, she will still wet herself. I have tried to talk to her but i think my frustration with the whole situation comes across despite my best to talk calmly with her about it.
Some children who have daytime wetting also wet the bed. Learn more about bed-wetting. About 3 to 4 percent of children between the ages of 4 and 12 have daytime wetting. It is most common among young school-aged children. Many children who have daytime urine accidents have a parent or other relative who did, too. Other common causes of daytime wetting include:.
All children with daytime wetting should see a doctor who has experience with children's problems. There are many causes of daytime wetting but dysfunctional voiding is the most common problem - 'voiding' means doing wee passing urine. Children with daytime wetting feel the urge at the last minute and may suddenly show holding postures or may 'curtsey' using their heel to stop the flow of wee.
While many parents understand when their child wets the bed at age 4, bed-wetting at age 14 can come as a surprise. Referred to as nocturnal enuresis, bedwetting is actually more common in teenagers than you might think. Studies estimate that about 4 percent of boys and 2 percent of girls wet the bed during adolescence. Many teens outgrow bed-wetting before they become adults. By age 18, only about 1.