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Old 01-13-2013, 07:16 PM   #10
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Re: three year old suddenly wetting pants

Originally Posted by MavericksMama View Post
When my daughter was 3, I asked my son's pediatrician about accidents, because my daughter was potty trained completely via EC at 7 months, so it was insane that she was having accidents at 3!! I asked if it was possibly a UTI, and she said "I can almost guarantee she is constipated." Sure enough, she was. I started giving her fiber gummies on a regular basis, and the accidents stopped within a week.

Oh, and I suppose I should explain-- if the colon is full, it will put excess pressure on the bladder, causing accidents.
I was going to say this as well. Happened to our 3 yr old ... my dr. told me to use miralax and it did work ... took a few days and no more problems.
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