Night Time

Covered This Week:

  • Getting started with night time dryness
  • The difference between daytime potty training and night time dryness
  • Things you can do to limit the chance of bedwetting
  • How constipation can impact on bedwetting
  • Debunking the myths of bedwetting

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Night Time

The difference between daytime potty training and night time dryness

We deliberately talk about night time dryness rather than night time toilet training because training infers that it’s similar to daytime training where you actively teach the child to become dry.  Instead, night time training is more dependent on the maturity of the bladder and the body’s natural ability to hold onto wee throughout the

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bedwetting

Things you can do to limit the chance of bedwetting

If your child is not physically ready to stay dry throughout the night, it’s not recommended that you take action until the child is over 5, but in some cases the child is physically ready and just needs to make some small changes to increase the chance of going through the night.   Here are

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Bedwetting

How to go about Night time potty training

Night time potty training can be a bit of a mystery and many parents don’t really know how and when to start it.  Here’s our top tips for tackling night time dryness.   Start when your child is well & free of illness When children have coughs and other illnesses it can affect their sleep

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Buying Guide To Night Time Dryness

Buying Guide To Night Time Dryness

There are some lovely products on the market that can help with night time dryness, reducing the stress of Night Time Potty Training and helping the process along.   Washable bed protection. Brolly Sheets Lite Washable Bed Mat in Dusty Rose £19.50 at ToddlerBarn.co.uk             There is nothing as soul destroying

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SIGNS

Signs of Constipation And How To Deal With It

Constipation is not uncommon in young children and we normally suggest that this is sorted out before we get the child to poo on the potty.     Signs that a child is constipated   When children are constipated it often hurts when they try and do a poo and that is why they try

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Night Time Dryness

Getting started with night time dryness

So your child is now reliably clean and dry during the day and you may now be wondering when and how to tackle night time training?   Read on to find out how to know if your child is ready, and get lots of tips to help you both prepare for the next stage of

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Debunking Myths

Debunking the myths of bedwetting in under 5s

Many parents believe that once their child has potty trained and is reliably clean and dry in the day, it won’t be long before they will stop needing a nappy at night time. It’s an issue which can cause a lot of stress and worry for parents who may ask themselves in frustration: “Where are

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Guest Features

Night time potty training advice from our panel of Health professionals

This week we asked our panel of Health Professionals for their top night time potty training advice

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Diane Hurford

An interview with Diane Hurford about night time toilet training.

This week we have been chatting to Diane Hurford, the inventor of Brolly Sheets, a company that has always been about making life a little bit easier for Mums and Dads. It started 12 years ago with the waterproof bed sheet with wings, and has grown to pretty much waterproofing the whole family!

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Is it normal for older children to still wet themselves?

Jude & Di’s FAQs

It may come as quite a surprise to parents to discover that the reason their child has started having wetting accidents or is wetting the bed is because they’re constipated…

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In regards to Potty Training at Night, Night Time Toilet Training. The helpline advisors at ERIC, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity, have a huge amount of experience. They support families who have potty trained their children and wonder what the next step is to get their child dry at night…

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It’s not uncommon for children to start having accidents again even after quite a long time being clean and dry. This can happen when there’s a change of routine such as starting nursery or the arrival of a new sibling…

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Night time training is different to daytime training in that it’s less about behaviour and more about being physically able. If a child’s body is not physically mature enough to hold on to urine for the whole night, no amount of …

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