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My 8 yr old daughter pee'd the bed 2x already. I'm getting worried. Why do kids pee the bed? What can I do to help her so she don't. Pee the bed.

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In brief: Nocturnal enuresis

Bedwetting (aka nocturnal enuresis) very common in children between ages 5 (15%) to 10 (5%).
No single cause. Commonly inherited. Other causes: small capacity bladder, delayed maturation of bladder, deep sleeper, low ADH (vasopressin) hormone, constipation, stress, uti. Treatment: being supportive and patient most important. Medications only if persistent and bothersome. Evaluation if daytime symptoms.

In brief: Nocturnal enuresis

Bedwetting (aka nocturnal enuresis) very common in children between ages 5 (15%) to 10 (5%).
No single cause. Commonly inherited. Other causes: small capacity bladder, delayed maturation of bladder, deep sleeper, low ADH (vasopressin) hormone, constipation, stress, uti. Treatment: being supportive and patient most important. Medications only if persistent and bothersome. Evaluation if daytime symptoms.
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