Losing urine by accident is the main sign of a bladder control problem. Your child may often have wet or stained underwear—or a wet bed. Nighttime wetting is normal for many children—and is often not considered a health problem at all—especially when it runs in the family. At ages 5 and older, signs that your child may have a nighttime bladder control problem—whether due to slow physical development, an illness, or any cause—can include.
By: Jesslyn Shields. You're stuck in a car and holy smokes, do you ever have to pee. You had to an hour ago, and now it's an emergency. You're in agony! You're even experiencing diminished focus and cognitive abilities, as a study in the journal Neurology and Urodynamics proved.
Jump to content. Daytime accidental wetting is much less common than bed-wetting. But about 1 out of 4 children who wet the bed at night also wet during the day.