wet the bed

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.
See also: bed, wet
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CATHERINE GIBNEY: Our son was about three and he had wet the bed.
The jury heard the boy tell how he was not allowed to get up to go to the toilet during the night, which sometimes meant he would wet the bed.
He said Fee told him she had a type of drill which was used to castrate boys, made him eat his own sick, and forced him to take cold showers if he wet the bed - after banning him from going to the toilet for long periods.
Her family were told she couldn't have a drink because the staff didn't want to change the bedding if she wet the bed.
A sign of this is if they wet the bed very soon after going to sleep - and with lots of diluted wee rather than a small patch.
BED WETTING: the facts 1 BOYS are more likely than girls to wet the bed up to the age of 12; but for 12-16-year-olds there are proportionally more girls who wet the bed.
I would tell them that even if they don't wear diapers to bed, that's still not going to change the fact that they wet the bed and therefore should not affect their feelings about the bedwetting.
HORRIFIC evidence already given to the inquiry's Acknowledgement Forum has found common complaints of abuse that include: Sexual attacks by staff, other adults or older children Physical assaults by staff including attacks using instruments Degradation of a child's family Bullying by older children | Placing children in fear, for example, locking them in a cupboard, threatening them, publicly humiliating them when children wet the bed Inadequate food and education provision Lack of medical attention | Excess and inappropriate physical labour Removal of personal belongings and gifts Denial of affection | Inadequate staffing and lack of supervision, and Absence of provision for leaving the institution.
ISLAMABAD -- Most children who wet the bed will outgrow it, and treatment is necessary only if bedwetting is upsetting to the child, according to new guidelines from the Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS).
Visiting churches in the DRC, Kanda found children accused of witchcraft because they were disabled, wet the bed or suffered nightmares.
The first day I had a sleepover and didn't wet the bed was one of the greatest days of my life.
How are children who wet the bed physically different from children who stop wetting the bed at a relatively young age?
Some kids your age and older still wet the bed, especially boys.
I wet the bed much later than I should, until just writing this, I