Frequency means urinating more often than usual. A child's
bladder is small and does not hold as much urine as an adult's bladder. For
this reason, frequent urination is common and is not necessarily a sign of a
Your child may urinate more frequently if he or
she drinks more fluid than usual. Irritation of the skin from a wet diaper or
contact with a chemical, such as soap or laundry detergent, can also cause
By Meg Lundstrom
An astounding seven out of 10 children aren't getting enough
z's. Here, five top children's sleep-stealers, plus smart strategies that
ensure sound slumber for them — and for you.
You tuck your kids into bed with a kiss and a prayer...that they'll drift
off quickly and sleep through the night (so you can too!). Sadly, those z's
don't always come easy: Nearly 70 percent of kids under age 10 experience some
type of sleep problem, according to the National Sleep...
urinary tract infection, bacteria grow in the bladder
and irritate the bladder wall. This causes pain as soon as a very small amount
of urine reaches the bladder. You may find your child trying to urinate more
often than usual in an effort to soothe the pain. But your child will pass very
little urine because the bladder has only collected a small amount since the
last time he or she urinated.