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noellemichaels
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Registered: ‎08-25-2013
Re: Soon to be 5 year old boy still peeing in bed

Have the doctor check his blood sugar levels to be on the safe side.  When a child's blood sugar goes high the body tries to flush the sugar by making more urine.  When my boy was 7 he began to wet the bed and was diagnosed (within weeks) with Type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes.

 

If his blood sugar levels are totally normal, then I would agree to wake him gently during the night (around 1 pm) to urinate, and then go back to sleep.  To make sure that you wake up in order to get him up, drink lots of water before bedtime.

- Noelle (www.superbtherapy.blogspot.com)