Jump to content
Day and night training at the same time?
6 replies to this topic
Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:29 AM
DS is 3.5 and something seems to have 'clicked' just in the last few days. This time a week ago be was NOT giving up his nappies for anybody, the mention of toilet seemed to send him into a blind rage..
I'd had enough, I just told him the nappies were all gone during the day, and only or bedtime. He seemed to accept that and we've had no accidents for 2 days now. Mostly he still needs a lot of prompting, and I take him every hour. He has only so far told me once when he needs to go.
Last night he didn't want to wear a nappy to bed. I told him of it was dry in the morning we would talk about it tomorrow, thinking there was no way in hell it would be dry.
Well F me, it was! I don't think it was a fluke, as he had a huge wee when he got up that he was obviously holding on to.
So WDYT? Day and night training at the same time? I was always told to do day first and then night later on, but if he's ready...?
Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:32 AM
no harm in trying!! if he wets way to often u can easily put him back in nappies!! my DS would of been dry alot younger if i got rid of the nappies but i didnt till he was alot older and he was dry that night from then on.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:39 AM
I say go with it. He's old enough to at least be giving it a go.
My daughter is 2.5 and was day trained in a day. Her nappies were dry overnight within a week, so we just cut them out altogether and she is dry.
My son, on the other hand, was day trained at 2.5 but is still wetting the bed at 5.5. We've tried a few times to take him out of pull-ups, but he is just such a heavy sleeper that nothing we've tried has worked so far. We will give him a few more months before we try to tackle it again.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:41 AM
For some kids I do think it can happen at the same time. It didn't for mine but it did for some friends children.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:50 AM
I am (fingers & toes crossed) at the end of training my DS (similar age) and he had a similar thing, after a few days I just totally did away with all nappies and he is 100% fine at night. I just make sure inhale a waterproof underlay on his bed as a backup but actually found for him telling him a nappy at night was ok sent a very mixed signal.
Goodluck, I am still prompting him in the day but have found he is generally going once in the morning, then afternoon and before his bath. As for poo this for him has been actually ok, only difference is I am finding he is going every 2nd day where he was every day in nappies.
Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:31 PM
I agree with PP - go for it.
If you do find that he is still wetting the bed and that one night was just a fluke, then he is old enough to understand why he needs to go back into nappies (make sure he sees you having to strip the bed, wash it all, hang it out, fold it up, make his bed again).
My DS2 at 2.9yo told me two weeks ago that he didnt want to wear a nappy to bed and hes had two accidents but the last was about 6 night ago. I think that once they hit this stage, that they learn more from wetting the bed than wetting their nappy.
Edited by KarenBubMachine, 06 February 2013 - 06:32 PM.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
On which side of your body do you carry or cradle your baby? If you answered "left" then you're not alone.
Women who took omega-3 fatty acid supplements (fish oil supplements) in pregnancy reduced the risk of their children developing asthma by almost one third.
Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday.
A mother's candid and heartfelt reflections about pregnancy after miscarriage are providing comfort to other women.
What's the best way to mentally stimulate your baby? It doesn't take a genius - just a loving, involved parent.
The average blood pressure of mother could suggest a baby's sex before it even exists, a study has found.
Ashley Rockill was lucky enough to have her birth photographer on hand to capture a precious moment.
In honour of Black Friday, let's explore 13 of the strangest pregnancy superstitions from across the globe.
When you become a mum you give birth to a beautiful baby, but you also give birth to guilt.
An American mother was shocked when she gave to a 6.4kg (14lb 1oz) baby last month.
A mum has made a pretty bold move by demanding $532 for a pair of her daughter's shoes that were damaged at another family's house.
If a toddler was to write a guide to 'help' you with the household chores, it would go something like this.
The game-changing breast pump promises to make life easier all round.
A teen mum has shared her birth story – and her shock at not knowing she was pregnant until her baby's head emerged.
The only thing childcare workers spend their time doing is "wiping noses and stopping the kids from killing each other"? Not quite.
When people say "aren't you lucky that there are two of you, that you can switch?" I give them a tight smile.
Although breastfeeding a toddler isn't for everybody, if you choose to nurse beyond babyhood you can expect some strong reactions.
Top 5 Articles
There is less of a focus on fine motor skills, but they're just as important as others. (SPONSORED)
There are at least five other compelling reasons to get musical around your toddler. (SPONSORED)
Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.