Emotional causes

MINIMISE STRESS AND ANXIETY ON THE WAY TO DRYNESS

When children have trouble regulating their emotions, their behaviour can result in a return to night time accidents, commonly known as secondary bedwetting.

Here’s what to look for, so you can be proactive and positive.

External factors, like bullying or not coping well with loss can also play a part.

Depression in Children

While only a small number of children who wet the bed experience any form of depression, internalised feelings can turn to sadness and low self-esteem. Find out how to spot the early signs of depression and stop them in their tracks.
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Self Confidence

Healthy self-esteem and confidence is something we all want for our children. Bedwetting phases can not only take a toll on a child’s sense of self-worth, but low self-esteem can also be a causing factor.
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Peer Pressure

As soon as our kids socialise, they are open to peer pressure. It isn’t always a bad thing, but factors such as self-confidence and the influence of friends and parents, shape how children respond to it. Find out more, here.
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Bullying

Unfortunately, bullying is much more than a buzz word. It’s becoming increasingly common, and children who experience bedwetting are prone to being on the receiving end. Take a look at some ways to spot and deal with bullying, here.
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Helping Your Child Grieve

Grieving is an important and inevitable part of life. The emotional strain on a child should not be underestimated. Find out how to help your child come to terms with death so they can express their emotions and needs.
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