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wet the bed

To urinate in one's bed, as commonly happens with children as they transition out of diapers. How old was your son when he finally stopped wetting the bed? Julia wet the bed last night, so I have some extra things to clean up here.
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wet the/your ˈbed

accidentally urinate (= get rid of water from your body) in your bed: It is quite common for small children to wet their beds.
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She poured water over me and washed me, then she hit me with an electric flex off a kettle for wetting the bed. There was no point telling anyone, who's going to believe you?" Helen Fitzpatrick was sent to Westbank when she was just 18 months old after a Protestant couple convinced her vulnerable Traveller mum to give her up.
However, wetting the bed as an adult can be a dreadfully embarrassing condition, but it also often indicates that the sufferer has an underlying illness or untreated medical condition.
BEING interrupted in a compromising position, wetting the bed and sleep-walking are some of the most common mishaps on a hotel break, a survey has revealed.
However, this is becoming a problem for you because he's wetting the bed regularly.
How are children who wet the bed physically different from children who stop wetting the bed at a relatively young age?
QI HAVE a seven-year-old daughter who is still wetting the bed two or three nights a week.
Kids then get anxious about wetting the bed which causes stress in itself - a cycle that can become hard to break.
While most of the children outgrow this condition, others continue wetting the bed up to the age of 6-7 years, which could eventually raise social and psychological issues.
The court heard the torture and cruelty were "punishment" for the boy wetting the bed.
But you might be upset and distressed about your child wetting the bed, especially as the child gets older.
She was punished for wetting the bed, made to eat cold and inedible food and beaten with a cane and broom handle.
The emotional toll of wetting the bed -- the teasing, loneliness and guilt -- was much worse for me than the condition itself.
I went on this quest to stop wetting the bed. The first day I had a sleepover and didn't wet the bed was one of the greatest days of my life.
If the child previously had nighttime dryness for a period of at least six months and started wetting the bed again, this may be a cause for concern, and the child should be examined.
MY four-year-old is still wetting the bed at night time.