DryNites® Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions and we have answers. Take all the worry and guesswork out of staying dry at night as our experts take on your most frequenty asked questions.

Stopping drinks after 4pm is not a good idea - as it is important to keep your child well hydrated throughout the day and evening. This is for your child’s general health and the health of their bladder. Drinking good levels of water enables the bladder to reach its full capacity (when you get the sensation of fullness). If you drink less, your bladder 'adapts' by holding less before that fullness sensation. The kidneys also adapt if you don’t drink enough by re-absorbing fluid - causing the urine to become more concentrated. This in turn can 'irritate' the bladder – and also contribute to bedwetting. So make sure your child has plenty to drink throughout the day (NICE – National Institute for Health and Excellence guidelines recommend between 1,000-1400 mls a day for 4-8 year olds, about 6- 8 glasses).

Sleepovers do not have to be avoided because of bedwetting episodes. Have a discussion with your son that he would feel comfortable with; for example, sharing the situation with the other child's parents and taking supplies of absorbent sleepwear such as DryNites. Work out how your son can get easy access to the toilet (many children are afraid of the dark) and how he would deal with any wet sleepwear discretely should he have an accident

DryNites® Pyjama Pants not only helps children who wet the bed get a good night’s sleep, they help them maintain a sense of privacy and boost their confidence. They make managing bedwetting easier for you as well, by minimising night time disruptions and wet sheets.

For boys: DryNites® Pyjama Pants are available in two sizes: 4-7 years, 8-15 years For girls: DryNites® Pyjama Pants are available in two sizes: 4-7 years 8-15 years

Like walking, talking, or reading, potty training happens at different times for different kids. Most parents start looking for signs of potty training readiness around 24 months. And once families start the process, it can take up to 6-8 months. If your child has been dry in the day for 6 months but is still wet at night, that may indicate bedwetting.

It does sometimes happen that children of your daughter’s age – and even older - become dry at night, then start wetting again. We don’t know why this happens, but is due to the complex “skill” of night-time dryness not yet being fully established. It sounds as if you are doing all the right things – to reassure and gently encourage her. Make sure that she drinks well during the day (about 6 glasses of water-based fluids) and continue to make bed-time a positive experience with a cuddle and night-time story. This is likely to right itself quite naturally

Incontinence nocturne - Mon enfant fait pipi au lit, que faire ?