Patient EducationJan | 24 | 2020
Bedwetting (also called nocturnal enuresis) is when children urinate while they are asleep.
Yes, bedwetting is normal in children age 7 and younger. Many children under age 7 wet the bed at least once a week. After age 7, many children stop wetting the bed without treatment. Almost all children stop wetting the bed by age 18.
There are many reasons your child might wet the bed, including:
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