What causes bedwetting? Find out the truth behind common bedwetting misconceptions and get bedwetting advice.
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Experts do know that the problem is often inherited. "If both parents had a bedwetter in the family, there's a 77 percent chance that your child will wet the bed," says child psychologist Edward Christophersen, pediatrics professor in developmental and behavioral sciences of the Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, and an expert in bedwetting issues.
Experts all agree that bedwetting is NOT: