Bedwetting is the common term used for a medical condition, ‘urinary incontinence’ (enuresis). In this condition, a child releases urine during night either intentionally or accidentally. It is considered a problem among children who are unable to control their bladder even at the age where they should be toilet trained.
Girls usually have better bladder control capacity than boys.
Most of the children improve the bladder control on its own with age, only a few need the treatment.
Bedwetting is commonly found in 15 to 20% of children. It is diagnosed in boys aged more than 6 years whereas in girls aged more than 5 years.