wet the bed

(redirected from Wetting the bed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

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.
See also: bed, wet

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.
See also: bed, wet
References in periodicals archive ?
The take-home message for parents is that their child will stop wetting the bed eventually.
She poured water over me and washed me, then she hit me with an electric flex off a kettle for wetting the bed.
ONE thing we definitely don't plan for while going on a break is to end up wetting the bed.
It will stop you wetting the bed and you won't be embarrassed in front of the girls at sleepovers.
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.
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.
After trying everything to help our daughter stop wetting the bed, we finally resorted to medication, which kept her dry about 90 percent of the time.
For children who start wetting the bed after a prolonged period of dry nights, it's important for a physician to check a simple urinalysis.
Q MY three-year-old son has been dry during the day since he turned two, but he is still wetting the bed at night.
I still can't believe she's managed to go from regularly wetting the bed to staying totally dry in the space of just four days, but it really has happened.
Q MY six-year-old boy is still wetting the bed some nights.
I wouldn't assume that my kid, who is wetting the bed, is under a lot of stress," Dr.