- Timed Voiding. Use of an incontinence alarm is highly recommended so stop nighttime incontinence. These incontinence alarms will wake up the user automatically on detecting urine. Over time, the user will start to wake up by themselves and eventually stop the incontinence.
- Restrict fluids. It’s a good idea to limit fluids prior to bedtime. Generally the rule of thumb is to restrict fluids 2 hours before bed time.
- Avoid caffeine. Caffeine, soda, chocolates, teas and many carbonated drinks will only cause problems if you are wetting at night. They will also delay the incontinence alarm treatment. These drinks and foods should be avoided.
- Positive Reinforcement. When dealing with an incontinent child, be supportive. Don’t make fun of them and encourage them to use an alarm to treat the problem.
- Motivate. Constantly motivate children. Tell them that they can stop wetting the bed and that this is only a phase which will get over soon.
- Practice. When using an incontinence alarm, practice how to set it up, use it and what to expect when the alarm goes off at night..
- Use an Incontinence alarm. Whether you are a child, teen or adult bed wetter, an incontinence alarm can help you. There are several brands and types of incontinence alarms. Choose one carefully before you can make a purchase.
Incontinence alarms are widely recommended to stop nighttime wetting in all ages. If you have a child, teen or an adult bed wetter, these alarms will actually be more beneficial than using diapers to simply prevent a soiled mattress.
Wearable incontinence alarms are vey popular among children and teens. A wearable enuresis alarm comprises of a urine detection sensor which is securely fastened outside the underwear while the alarm unit is clipped near the t-shirt top so it can be heard by the incontinent child/teen. Wearable alarms detect urine quickly and generally include a vibration feature as well. Vibration is similar to a gentle tap so the user can wake up immediately.
Bedside incontinence alarm
are similar in operation to a wearable alarm. The difference is that the urine detection part is not a sensor but a mat. The incontinent adult sleeps on a large urine detection mat and the alarm unit is placed on the table side. Since there are no wires on the body, bedside incontinence alarms offer more comfort and generally preferred by adult bed wetters and older teens. They are bigger and bulkier so not very portable.
Incontinence alarms are very effective in the treatment of bedwetting. They are recommended not only for children and teens but also for adult bed wetters. Before you can invest your money in an incontinence alarm, we recommend that you look carefully at what One Stop Bedwetting offers. We also have an alarm selector tool which makes it easy to select the best incontinence alarm by just answering a few simple questions.
We also recommend purchasing waterproof mattress pads and urine & mattress stain removers along with your incontinence alarm for a complete incontinence treatment.