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#1 Guest_samuel'smum_*

Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:39 AM

Hi Everyone, my 4 month old DD wakes up a few times a week with a dry nappy after having a good feed before I put her down of a night. Normally she sleeps from about 9.00pm to 6.00am. Is this waking up dry normal? I never experienced this with my DS. Any one else experience this?


#2 lucky 2

Posted 22 November 2012 - 08:29 AM

Is she overall well and getting bigger?

#3 Guest_samuel'smum_*

Posted 22 November 2012 - 08:32 AM

Yes, she's completey well and growing and putting on weight as per normal. It's just so bizarre!

#4 lucky 2

Posted 22 November 2012 - 08:50 AM

Who knows, I don't know if it is a problem or not?
I suppose she "tanks up" in the day on feeds.
Could you give your chn a ring and ask?
I wonder if she will be one of those children who toilet "trains" early, time will tell!

#5 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 22 November 2012 - 09:05 AM

DD2 would wake up dry at times when she started sleeping though the night. She was only around 6 weeks old. It's happened on and off ever since.

I was worried it meant I wasn't giving her enough feeds. My child heath nurse said it was nothing to worry about. I can't remember exactly what she said now, but it was something like the output slows down overnight when they are in a really long sleep. Sometimes they can wake up dry.

And DD did not TT early. Day trained at about 2.9 years (took a few months) and is still in night nappies at 4y.

#6 Guest_samuel'smum_*

Posted 22 November 2012 - 09:08 AM

I thought the same thing too: that everything just slows down overnight including urine production. I just wanted some reasurrance I guess...

Edited by samuel'smum, 22 November 2012 - 09:17 AM.

#7 BearBait

Posted 22 November 2012 - 09:17 AM

My DD2 is 3.5 months, sleeps usually from 21:00-07:00 (sometimes wakes to feed at 02:00). Sometimes she also wakes dry but as soon as I feed her which is pretty much as soon as she wakes, she does up to 2 poo & wee nappies. She is 6.2kg and in the 90% for height & weight so she seems very healthy.

#8 lucky 2

Posted 22 November 2012 - 09:23 AM

And DD did not TT early. Day trained at about 2.9 years (took a few months) and is still in night nappies at 4y.

Ah, there goes that wishful theory!

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