Learning to use the toilet is a natural
process that occurs when children are old enough to control their
bladder muscles and to know when they are about to
wet. It is normal for young children to have accidental
bed-wettings while they are learning to control their
If you are teaching your child to use the toilet, be
patient. Some children are slower than others in gaining complete bladder
control. Stay positive and encouraging, and learn about the normal development
of bladder control. For more information, see the topic
It is possible that the main title of the report Tyrosine Hydroxylase Deficiency is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
You can help
prevent or reduce bed-wetting by limiting your child's fluid intake in the
evenings. Do not give any drinks containing caffeine, such as cola or tea.
Also, remind your child at bedtime that he or she should get up at night to use
the bathroom if needed.
In this article
This information is produced and provided by the National
Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National
Institute via the Internet web site at http://
.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 24, 2012
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor.
Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this