Top
10
Doctor insights on: Kids Bed Tents

Share
1

1
Must I allow my child to have an ipad in his bed?

Must I allow my child to have an ipad in his bed?

No: Why would you feel that your child must have one. There is absolutely no need for one. And in his room, you can not supervise what activities are occurring. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
My child still wets the bed at 12. Why?

My child still wets the bed at 12. Why?

Primary enuresis: It is believed that enuretic children have delayed cortical maturation for voiding control, are deep sleepers, and often have positive family history. Seek a medical attention. Oral DDAVP (desmopressin) and bedwetting alarm are options available. ...Read more

3

3
How do I get my child to stay in bed?

How do I get my child to stay in bed?

Be consistent. : Limit setting issues around bed are very common and manifest by "curtain calls" where your child keeps leaving the room. Every time they leave the room bring them back to bed with a minimum of fuss. If your child is not in bed, close the door for one minute. If they are not in bed, close for two minutes. Keep doing this, increasing the interval, until they get the message. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
When should I switch my child to a toddler bed?

When should I switch my child to a toddler bed?

When they climb out: The easy answer is when they learn to climb out of their crib. Some toddlers learn early and some never try and climb out. Once they do, it is safer to have them in a bed low to the floor. That can be a toddler bed or just a low bed with a rail to prevent falls. I always say the longer in the crib, the longer you sleep! ...Read more

5

5
How can I help my children wind down before bed?

How can I help my children wind down before bed?

Quiet, dark: Routine, routine, routine, as similar every night as possible. The environment should ideally become progressively more dark and quiet beginning as early as dinner. Avoid stimulating tv shows or video games. Limit sugars and eliminate any caffeine. Bathing just before bed can help. As with adults, separating stressful events, like frustrating homework, from bedtime can help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How can you prevent a child from wetting the bed?

How can you prevent a child from wetting the bed?

Depends: Enuresis is relatively common. Most people outgrow it by 13 yrs old. Time is the safest treatment. Medications sometimes are helpful. There are several choices. Ddavp (desmopressin) is helpful, as is tofranil (imipramine). Fluid restriction and use of alarm blankets can be helpful as well. Check with your doctor for the option that is best for you. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Should you have pets in bed with sick children pneumonia

Should you have pets in bed with sick children pneumonia

Pets : Pets can be a great comfort to us - especially when we're not feeling well. As long as the child does not have allergies or asthma associated with the pet, then it's likely not a problem. If the child is not used to a pet in the bed and the animal is keeping the child awake, then you may also want to move the pet out of the room. (my dog woofs and runs in his sleep which means he gets to sleep in the living room, not the bedrooms). ...Read more

9

9
If a child wets his bed frequently, would that be a sign of diabetes?

If a child wets his bed frequently, would that be a sign of diabetes?

Bedwetting: Lot of times the bed wetting is normal phenomenon of childhood development. Try to control the bed wetting by various other means. If diabetic then other signs will be present. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Will having a plastic bed cover only encourage my child to wet the bed more?

Will having a plastic bed cover only encourage my child to wet the bed more?

No: No normal child likes to wet their bed. Very few children wet their bed because of "laziness". Also very few children "couldn't care less", although they might give this impression. It is part of a natural defense mechanism, just as denying that bedwetting is a problem. A plastic cover will protect the matress and removal of the bed cover can be an additional goal for the child to acheive control. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer