My 2.5 year old has been dry at night for 2 month but in the last week or so is back to wetting her bed every night and today even her day sleep. Help were did we go wrong and what should I do. Tonight she went to the toilet at 6.30pm than asked to go aga
I really don't want to have to go back to nappies but also don't want to change and wash sheets every day. I just want to do what's best for her.
Answer: Hi, This is a common situation and at 2.5 yoa she's still quite young to expect to be dry at night. Night time wetting occurs in a very deep phase of sleep, she wouldn't be conscious of emptying her bladder and it's not under her control. It's often a case of three steps forward and one step back with toddler toilet training. You didn't do anything wrong and neither has she. This is just the way it is. Some kids are still bed wetting in the lower primary school years so really, she's done very well to get to this stage. Some parents find that restricting fluids in the evenings helps but generally it doesn't have a big effect. You could try sitting her on the toilet before you go to bed yourself, not waking her just asking her to do a wee. And you may need to use pull ups on her or dry nights until she starts waking up dry again. Be patient with her, this is all about nervous system development and maturation. Best Jane
Answered: 15 Apr 2015