Week 2 Theme: Nocturia and Bed-Wetting

Welcome to Week 2 of Bladder Health Month. During November, the Foundation will be raising awareness about many conditions that affect the bladder and other parts of the urinary tract, in both men and women. Learn more by viewing and sharing these resources about Bed-Wetting (also called enuresis) and Nocturia.

Patient Resource Materials

Bladder Cancer Patient Guide

Loss of Bladder Control Infographic

The Foundation's poster with facts and figures on loss of bladder control. The infographic is also available to download in a fact sheet size format. If you have a mailing address in the United States or Puerto Rico, you can order this poster for free!

OAB Bladder Diary

What is Bed-Wetting (Enuresis)

Read about causes, factors and treatment of Bed-Wetting (also called Enuresis) in this article from the Foundation. 

Overactive Bladder Assessment Tool

What is Nocturia? 

1 in 3 adults over the age of 30 make at least two trips to the bathroom every night. Learn more in this article from the National Association for Continence (NAFC).

Blog Posts

Get the Facts about Bed-Wetting and Nocturia 

National Association for Continence (NAFC):

Think Bed-Wetting Is A Children's Issue? Think Again.  
Adult Bed-Wetting: Stories and Tips From Real People
Causes of Bed-Wetting and How to Manage it 

Other Resources

NAFC article on Adult Bed-wetting
Chesapeake Urology Associates (CUA) article on Nocturia
Chesapeake Urology Associates (CUA) article on Bed-Wetting
Tips Tips for Dealing with your Child's Bed-Wetting from Chesapeake Urology Associates (CUA)

Social Media

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  • More than 5 million American adults of all ages experience bedwetting #Nocturia. Follow #NovBHealth for more info.
  • #Nocturia in women is often a result of childbirth, menopause, and/or pelvic organ prolapse. Follow #NovBHealth for more info.
  • While the majority of those who have #nocturia are usually +60, it can happen at any age, and in both men & women. Follow #NovBHealth for more info.
  • #Enuresis, or #bedwetting, is common in children, but night time #incontinence also affects adults, both young and old. Follow #NovBHealth for more info.
  • #BedWetting (also called #Enuresis) is a common problem for more than 5 million children in the U.S. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1noyXyz
  • .@NIDDKgov says "In most cases, the exact cause of #Bedwetting is not known. But many possible causes exist." More: http://bit.ly/1noyXyz
  • Did you know #BedWetting affects millions of Americans? Read about common ways this condition is treated: http://bit.ly/2d9HYqk


  • #BedWetting (also called #Enuresis) is a common problem for more than 5 million children in the U.S. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1noyXyz
  • Do you wake up more than twice a night to urinate? It could be a condition called #Nocturia. Talk to your doctor for more info.
  • Did you know #Nocturia can happen to people of all ages? Talk to your doctor if you get up more than two times per night to use the bathroom.
  • #Nocturia occurs when you wake up more than two times per night to urinate. Talk to your doctor if you are dealing with this condition.



Bladder Health Videos

Taking Control of OAB

View more Foundation Bladder Health videos

Female SUI

View more NAFC Bladder Health videos


Bladder Health Alliance Partners

Alliance for Aging Research
American Geriatrics Society
Health in Aging Foundation 
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
Blue Thong Society
Caregiver Action Network
Chesapeake Urology Associates
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
Healthy Women
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Men's Health Network
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
National Association for Continence (NAFC)
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Simon Foundation for Continence
Society for Women's Health Research
Spina Bifida Association
Underactive Bladder Foundation
United Spinal Association
Women's Health Foundation