Waking Up Dry: A Guide to Help Children Overcome Bedwetting



This positive, interactive plan for overcoming bedwetting is geared to parents of kids ages 6-13. Author Dr. Howard Bennett is both a pediatrician and a parent, and he encourages parents to read the book together with their children and develop a plan that includes behavior management techniques, calendars, contracts, and bedwetting alarms.

Product Details

American Academy of Pediatrics
Publish Date
May 05, 2015
5.9 X 0.7 X 8.9 inches | 0.85 pounds
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About the Author

Dr. Howard Bennett is a practicing pediatrician in private practice and a clinical professor of pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine.He has been regularly listed as a Top Doctor in Washingtonian magazine, appeared on national tv shows including NBC Nightly News, World News Tonight, and CNN. His picture book, Lions Aren t Scared of Shots, was featured in a story about pain control on the Today Show. He is a contributor for GreadDad.com, Jack and Jill magazine, and the Ever Wondered column (in KidsPost in the Washington Post). He has published over 100 articles and satires in medical journals."


"I recommend Waking Up Dry to every family I see with a bedwetter. Dr Bennett knows more about this symptom than anyone else in pediatrics or urology. Overcoming bedwetting takes motivation, endurance, and self-study. This book is the answer. It covers every imaginable parent question, and the advice is evidence- and experience-based."

Barton Schmitt, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director, Enuresis-Encopresis Clinic, Children's Hospital Colorado

"Dr Bennett's child-friendly and humorous style comes through loud and clear in the pages of this superb and recently updated book on overcoming bedwetting.... I highly recommend this as the #1 practical resource book for children, parents, and health care professionals. It's the best I've seen yet."

Lawrence A. Vitulano, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology
Child Study Center
Yale University

"Bennett's superb book outlining issues regarding bedwetting is an excellent guide for understanding what bedwetting is and how to best approach managing the problem. Complete, well written, clever in its design, and very parent and child friendly, this book is a valuable addition to the parents' library of well-established references for helping them raise their children compassionately, knowledgeably, and with well-placed confidence. Outstanding approach from an experienced pediatrician."

Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, Winthrop University Hospital, Clinical Regional Campus
Professor of Pediatrics, Stony Brook School of Medicine