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    Bed-Wetting - What Increases Your Risk

    Children who develop at a slower rate than other children during the first 3 years of life have an increased likelihood of wetting the bed. Boys tend to develop more slowly, so they are more likely than girls to wet the bed.

    A child may inherit the tendency to wet the bed.

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    Top Children's Health and Parenting Stories of 2007: Readers' Choice

    Children's cold drugs made the list. So did lead poisoning, smart babies, and brain foods for kids. Here is the full list of the top 10 most viewed children's health and parenting stories on WebMD for 2007. Kids and Crocs Shoes: Trendy or Risky? 10 Rules for Baby-Proofing Your Marriage 10 Ways to Raise a Spoiled Child Lead Poisoning and Kids The 5 Hardest Things About Being a Mom How to Raise a Smart Baby 1...

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    Last Updated: September 09, 2014
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