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It can be frustrating for parents and cause extra work.
It can be humiliating and embarrassing for children.
All children bed wet from time to time when they are sick, stressed or anxious.
Children who have been sexually assaulted will often bed wet every night and sometimes more than once a night.
Children may regress to a younger state to try and get their needs met.
Bedwetting and soiling may also occur because a child separates from their genital/urinary/anal areas.
Tags: Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Mental Health Author: South Eastern CASA This article is written for women and assumes a male offender, however SECASA acknowledges that both men and women can be survivors of sexual abuse and that offenders can be male and female.
It can often be very difficult to recognise whether or not a child is being abused, both for parents and for professionals.
Bedwetting can be a reflection of children regressing in many ways, following sexual assault, when they lose a number of skills they previously had.
Lots of children develop aches and pains that have no physical cause.
These will often have a connection to an aspect of the assault.
It is easy for adults and children to focus on the consequences of wetting and soiling eg.
changing sheets/clothes, washing, rather than the reasons why it happens.