Did you know that there are about 5 million children in the United States who wet the bed? If your child wets the bed, he or she is not alone.

Although most children are toilet trained between 2 and 4 years of age, some children may not be able to stay dry at night until they are older. Children develop at their own rate. For example, studies have showed that 15% of 5- and 7-year-olds wet the bed. But by age 15, fewer than 1% wet the bed.

Bedwetting is not a serious medical condition, but it can be a challenging problem for children and parents. Read on to find out more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about bedwetting and what can be done about it.

Here are 3 common reasons for bedwetting.

Most children wet their beds during toilet training. Even after they stay dry at night for...

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