Talk to your child's GP about bedwetting

Use the patient discussion guide to help you prepare for the appointment with your child's doctor or nurse. The guide will help you and your child start the conversation about bedwetting with them.

Don't forget to bring your patient diary as well!

To get the most out of your appointment:
  • Download the tools below
  • Tick-off the tips you have tried with your child
  • Complete the patient diary and don’t forget to take it with you
  • Follow the helpful question guide at the appointment

Patient diary

Completing the diary will help your child's doctor or nurse understand your child's bedwetting. Therefore, it may be helpful to complete this before the appointment with them.


Patient discussion guide

This discussion guide will help you to have a conversation with your child's doctor or nurse


If you have specific questions or concerns, talk to your child's doctor, school nurse, health visitor or pharmacist.

Bladder and Bowel UK offer a confidential helpline. If you would like to speak to someone, email: or phone: +44 (0)161 214 4591. You can also visit this website for more information:

Support, information and resources are also available from ERIC, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity: and their freephone helpline: +44 (0)808 169 9949


This website is intended for UK residents only.

Job code: UK-MN-2300010 I Date of preparation: June 2023