Tonsils Connected to Bedwetting?

If you remove a kid's tonsils and adenoids, he is less likely to wet the bed. Credit: Getty Images
OK, this gets kind of technical, but researchers have found a direct connection between tonsils and wee-wee.
Not poo-poo, mind you. J...
Researchers say less tonsils equals less wee-wee.

Bedwetting More Common in Boys Than Girls, Study Shows

Boys are twice as likely to wet the bed. Credit: Getty Images
Bedwetting is one of those anxiety-producing, embarrassing situations most kids and parents just don't want to talk about.
But, if you've got a son in grade school, you m...
New findings suggest boys are twice as likely to wet the bed.

Bedwetting Usually Stops Without Alarms, Medicine or Parents' Help

Don't fear bedtime. Credit: Getty Images Although experts recommend discussing bedwetting with your pediatrician, parents don't usually need to worry. Sooner or later, a child's brain and bladder will develop further and communicate at...Sooner or later, a child's brain and bladder will develop further and communicate at night better.

Caffeine Linked to Sleep Issues, but Most Kids Drink it Daily

Decrease the buzz, increase the Zzzs. Credit: Melanie Conner/Getty Images Baffled by your child's sleep issues? Try cutting the caffeine. A survey of the parents of more than 200 children between the ages of 5 and 12 showed that more...A new study found that the more caffeine kids drank, the less they slept.

Interview with A Potty Training Expert

Dr. Pete Stavinoha wrote the book on potty training -- literally. A pediatric psychologist in Dallas, Dr. Stavinoha is the co-author of Stress Free Potty Training: A Commonsense Guide to Finding the Right Approach for Your Child. The book, written in...

All crouped up

Last night I was awakened by a sound that strikes fear in the heart of parents. It wasn't the screams of a child being murdered in their bed, or the terrifying silence that accompanies an injury (like the classic battle: Gravity vs Toddler-Stairc...

Helping your child have a dry night

I've always heard that although we can't wait until our child is toilet trained, those occasional wet nights can send us up the wall. What am I doing wrong, you may ask yourself. Because accidents happen, every young child will probably occasionally ...

Bedwetting can be curbed through diet

I wish I had known about this a year ago! My son Christian was a late bedwetter. He hasn't had trouble with it for several months (knock wood!), but this information would perhaps have been useful. According to a pediatric urologist at Baylor All Sai...


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