(HealthDay News) -- There are things parents can do to help prevent urinary tract infections among children.
The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse offers these suggestions:
- Encourage your child to use the bathroom regularly.
- If your child doesn't urinate frequently, offer more fluids.
- Make sure your child knows how to properly wipe after using the bathroom.
- Dress your child in cotton underwear and loosely fitted clothing.