Bed-Wetting Tips plus Conni Giveaway!


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Bed Wetting Solutions for Kids

Hi moms and dads!

Today’s topic is something that I struggled with personally when my five kids were growing up and I know I’m not alone: bed-wetting. Even when children are potty trained, they can still wet their beds from time to time.
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This is totally normal, but since I wasn’t really aware of the fact, when it happened to us, it threw me for a loop.  I’m a big fan of getting the best information you can and being prepared.  Here are five tips you can try at home starting tonight to prevent your child from wetting the bed.

How to prevent childhood bed-wetting

1. Use the bathroom before bed: This one is probably the most obvious. It just makes sense that your little one will have less of an urge to use the restroom in the middle of the night if she’s visited the potty right before bed. I also find that when my kids have made one last trip to the potty before bedtime, they tend to sleep later because they don’t arise early to go to the bathroom.
2. Limit drinks after dinner: This is something that I’ve done in my house which has seemed to work! There are definitely fewer trips to the bathroom and fewer incidents of wetting the bed when my children limit almost all liquids after dinner, including when they brush their teeth at night.  When my kids were first potty training, I limited all liquids after 3 pm, trying to give them a lot of liquids earlier in the day and less liquid later on.
3. Use protective bedding: Our friends at Conni have come up with the brilliant Conni Kids Max.  This absorbent and waterproof bed pad is made to manage bed-wetting and potty training, can hold up to 85 fl ounces of liquid over 8 hours, and is non-toxic, containing no plastic nor PVC.   The Kids Max comes with durable tuck-ins on each side to tuck under the mattress so as to prevent the mattress from shifting out of place.  When your child wets his bed, you can simply replace the Kids Max — no additional laundry required — and everyone goes right back to sleep.  Love that.
Conni-Kids-Max
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4. Make going to the bathroom easier: I’ve found that if my kids were wearing only a pajama shirt and snug underwear to bed during their “bed-wetting” phase, they had a much easier time getting to the bathroom and successfully using the toilet in an emergency. Are your children’s rooms well lit with nightlights to help guide them to the bathroom during the night? Anything to help them make a quicker trip to the restroom at night can prevent accidents!
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5. Talk to your doctor: It’s important to remember that bed-wetting is a normal process for children. Kids gain bladder control at different ages and it’s good to remind them that this is completely normal in order to avoid embarrassment and anxiety over the matter. However, according to WebMD, if your child has “relapsed” after gaining full bladder control, this is more likely to have medical causes, so it’s best to check with your pediatrician.
 Xoxo
Melissa

Conni Giveaway

Bed Wetting Tips plus Conni Giveaway

Prize(s):

  1. A $200 Conni gift card.

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  • The giveaway ends on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time).
  • Winner will be announced on the widget below within 48 hours after the giveaway has ended.

Conni Giveaway

This post was brought to you by Conni.  A global leader in reusable textile products designed for the management of incontinence, Connie’s reusable textile products are high quality, environmentally sustainable, and free of toxic materials such as vinyl, latex and formaldehyde.  Conni provides a range of products for children, including underwear, swimwear, potty training products, and bed protection products.  If you’re going through potty training or just wanting to get prepared for the occasional accident, check out Conni’s range of useful and safe products for children. 
CloudMom received monetary compensation for this post.  This ideas and opinions expressed in this post are my own. 

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  • melanie h

    Awesome giveaway, thanks for the chance!

    • Sure! I appreciate you reading CloudMom! 🙂

  • Tammy Iler

    Thanks for the chance

    • Thanks for reading and entering!

  • GillisHills

    We have a bed-wetter in our family, so this would be a welcome addition. Thanks for the giveaway!

    • Thanks for reading! Good luck to you! 🙂

  • Mimi G

    We could definitely use this!

  • hayley s

    This looks so awesome for our potty training journey with our toddler!

  • debbiewelchert

    These pads look wonderful and I really like that they cover a large portion of the bed not just a small area.

  • regina elliott

    This was a great idea come to life !!! I love that they cover bigger area

    • Me too! They are perfect for potty training/bed wetting.

  • You have such a great blog! I like reading your posts.

    • Thanks so much, Sandra! I really appreciate it! 🙂

  • michelle robbins

    My son still has occasional accidents so this is helpful.

    • Good luck and thanks for entering!

  • townelin

    Love this! non-toxic…no plastic. I hate the plastic lined mattress protector we use.

  • Jacqueline

    I do need this and hope to win! Thanks!

  • Richard Hicks

    I like the bed wetting tips here!

  • Kay Saunders

    When you are a foster parent, you have to prepare yourself for challenges of all sorts. Bed wetting is a HUGE one that most will struggle with. Thank you for the chance to try a different solution!

  • Brandon Sparks

    Wow… Such great tips. Thank you so much..