Recommended Alarms for Girls Ages 5-6

Quick Statistics

  • 20% of 4-year-olds wet nightly
  • 13% of 6-year-olds wet nightly
  • Bedwetting is more common in boys, and daytime wetting is more common in girls
  • 72% of children have improved self-esteem after treatment
  • Many children stop without treatment
  • Watchful waiting is fine

Additional Information

Learn the Facts

Usual Signs & Symptoms

  • Begin to see occasional dry nights with dry diaper
  • May get up to use the bathroom
  • Disposable pants readily accepted

When to Treat

  • Mature for age, has been dry in the daytime for several years
  • Bothered by pull-ups
  • If still wet every night by age 6
  • If motivated by older sibling getting dry with alarm
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Nighttime Potty Training

  • Daytime dryness comes first
  • Encourage drinking and frequent toileting during day
  • Double void before bed-30 minutes apart
  • Trial of no pull-ups, especially if dry ones observed
  • Use washable underpads over sheets
  • Remind him to use bathroom if awake during night for any reason
  • Be supportive and patient, do not punish

Treatment Considerations

  • Families who shop with us get access to all Bedwetting Store resources and support from our team
  • Treatment Kits contain everything you’ll need to begin and offer the best chance for success!
  • Wired alarms, like the Malem Ultimate, allow the child to wear his own underwear
  • Wireless alarms are easiest for kids to use alone because there is no worry about sensor placement
  • DRI Eclipse is the only pull-up compatible alarm

Your Success Matters! Families who shop at the Bedwetting Store are more successful in achieving dryness. LEARN MORE

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