No child likes to wake up in a wet bed. Nevertheless, bedwetting is a normal scenario for a lot of families worldwide. As parents, we want to help our child get diaper-free as quickly as possible, but when it takes longer than expected, the result can be despair and frustration.
25% of all children worldwide experience bedwetting. It is a normal part of growing up, but it can be a challenging time for both you and your child. Get our best advice on how to cope with bedwetting as well as some tips and tricks to support your child through this phase.
For a lot of families around the world, bedwetting is a taboo. But for your child’s sake, we encourage you to talk openly and freely about the matter. No child wets their bed on purpose. For most children, this phase is a normal part of growing up and something that they simply cannot control. Still, bedwetting is associated with a lot of different myths. Let’s take a closer look and see if we can demystify some of these.
After spending most of my adulthood in Phoenix where the temperatures range somewhere between 40 and 83 degrees in the winter, I went into full on climate shock when I arrived in NYC just a couple years ago. If I’m being honest I’m still not used to the east coast seasons and while it’s one thing to leave the house under or over dressed as an adult, it’s a whole other ballgame when you’re dressing your little ones. As the seasons begin to change around the country, it’s easy want to quickly shed layers and soak up some extra vitamin-D, but it’s important that as parents we pay close attention to the weather report and dress our kiddos accordingly. For those of you who either experience four seasons regularly or will be traveling this year, I’ve put together my tips for keeping your baby comfortable despite the weather!
I love my daughter Imogen so much. So much my heart hurts when she crosses my mind if we are apart. So much her big grin sent in my direction floods my heart with a big, warm, liquidy love and tears flood my eyes. (Oh hey there mama hormones!) So much that I was worried I wouldn’t be able to love her brother-on-the-way as much as I love her.