Week 5 Theme: Bedwetting and Nocturia

Welcome to Week 5 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 Bedwetting (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 Bedwetting (Enuresis)

Read about causes, factors and treatment of Bedwetting (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 Bedwetting and Nocturia 

National Association for Continence (NAFC):

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


Bedwetting: Fact or Fiction?

Other Resources

NAFC article on Adult Bedwetting
Chesapeake Urology Associates (CUA) article on Nocturia
Chesapeake Urology Associates (CUA) article on Bedwetting

Social Media

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  • More than 5M American adults of all ages experience bedwetting. Follow #NovBHealth for more info. Get the Facts: http://bit.ly/2yvDAjf
  • #Nocturia in women is a result of childbirth, menopause, and/or pelvic organ prolapse. Get the facts: http://bit.ly/2yvDAjf #NovBHealth
  • #Nocturia is common in ages +60, but it can happen at any age, and in both men & women http://bit.ly/2yvDAjf #NovBHealth
  • #Bedwetting is common in children, but nighttime #incontinence also affects adults. Get the facts: http://bit.ly/1noyXyz #NovBHealth 
  • #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. Take control of your bladder health. Talk to your doctor for more info. http://bit.ly/2xJvRyH
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2xJvRyH
  • #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.Take Control of your bladder health. Get the facts: http://bit.ly/2xJvRyH



Bladder Health Alliance Partners

Alliance for Aging Research
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American Geriatrics Society - Health in Aging Foundation
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support (APOPS)
Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
Blue Thong Society
Caregiver Action Network
Chesapeake Urology Associates
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Men's Health Network
MS Focus: The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
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
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates 
Society of Women in Urology
Spina Bifida Association
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU)
Underactive Bladder Foundation
United Spinal Association
Urological Association of Physician Assitants (UAPA)
Women's Health Foundation
Vietnam Veterans of America