Some helpful book selections to help you and your kids deal with and overcome this childhood challenge
by Howard J. Bennett, MD, FAAP
This book features Dr. Bennett's Waking Up Dry Program, which offers humorous practical advice for parents and school-aged kids working together to overcome bedwetting issues. Bladder Man and Nephron will walk your child through topics such as wake-up practice, bedwetting alarms, and how to handle sleepovers. Bedwetting is a condition shared by many children-your child is not alone!
by Max Maizels, M.D., Diane Rosenbaum, Ph.D., and Barbara Keating, R.N., M.S.
Written by experts in childhood bedwetting, this book covers the pros and cons of wetting alarms, medications, and altered diet plans and sleeping schedules. Although the authors do not expect to cure every case, each and every course of action will help a majority of families. This book will also help to raise the self-esteem of those affected by bedwetting.
by Renee Mercer, CPNP
Written by a pediatric nurse practitioner specializing in bedwetting, this book offers practical tips to help your child stay dry at night. Some parents think it's faulty parenting and blame themselves for their child's bedwetting condition. But the author reassures you that you are not to blame. Give your child dry nights with this practical guide.
FOR KIDS AGES 2-5
by Maribeth Boelts
Little Bunny is having a hard time trying to figure out why he keeps wetting the bed at night. In an effort to help him understand, his parents explain this it is normal and that he shouldn't worry. Their encouragement and support, much like your parents, shows Little Bunny that in time he will stop wetting the bed. Little Bunny is our bedwetting hero!
FOR KIDS AGES 4-8
by Jane Clarke
Two dinosaur friends are at the heart of this encouraging story about bedwetting and sleepovers.
by Jeanne Willis
Even mermaids who live undersea wet their beds! Cecelia is taken on an undersea adventure with a mermaid who shows her she is not the only one who wets her bed. Even the Queen of England is suspected of having wet her throne when she was four!
Like all bedwetting, it is a condition that you will overcome.
by Caroline Levine
David loves soccer, and he is really excited about going to soccer camp. One problem: he wets his bed! Nervous about what the other kids are going to say, David stands up to his taunting sister and overcomes his nervous visit to the doctors and prepares himself for the other kids at camp. This book will help kids ease their anxieties of bedwetting and give them something to shoot for.