Children tend to be dry during the day by the age of 3 ½. However all children are different and develop at different rates. There are many reasons a child may have accidents and it is important for us to explore this with you in order to come up with an effective treatment plan. When a child has accidents during the day, it is not because the child is behaving badly. It is because the bladder is behaving badly. It is important to identify what is causing this to happen and put a strategy in place to retrain the bladder. There is often a strong relationship between the bladder and the bowel therefore, we will also look into bowel habits and whether this is affecting the bladder’s behaviour.