Jump to content
6 replies to this topic
Posted 10 April 2012 - 10:14 PM
Does anyone have any tips/nappy reccommendations to assist us with our 22mth DS who continually wets through his nappy overnight?
Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:54 AM
Is he taking water to bed with him? Could he be drinking too much? This seems to have been my DS's problem until recently.
Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:02 PM
This is a problem we have had with our DS ever since he was born. He sometimes even wets through his nappy by about 1am. I have tried every single brand of disposable, even tried cloth nappies, have tried two disposables on at the same time, but nothing will work.
I think he just wees a lot at night, whereas other babies can get through the whole night easily with one nappy. He can even leak twice in one night. It is very frustrating. At the moment I get disposable nappy inserts from thenappylady.com.au and at night I put one of these into his nappy and it helps a bit.
Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:10 PM
Tried a sanitary pad or 2 in the nappy? That might be cheaper than disposable nappy inserts. Or incontinence pads even? though they;d be too long I guess.
Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:20 PM
Perhaps you could see if he will wee on a potty or toilet before putting his nappy on for the night.
Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:30 PM
DD was/is a heavy wetter overnight.
We changed to Huggies Pull Up's overnight (we were using cloth). we find the pull up holds more (recent discovery!)
We got them in the boys (she is a tummy sleeper) and then also in a size up (for her weight range)
We boosted the disposable with a bamboo booster from the cloth nappies we had.
And then we put training pants (cloth) over the top to keep her dry.
If she woke during the night we always changed her to keep her comfy.
Milk at bedtime was cut in half.
I have heard of getting an incontinence pad, cutting it down the centre and lining the nappy with that to add as a booster. We never tried this as we boosted with the cloth boosters.
Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:45 PM
Yes definately going to try some sort of routine with sitting on the potty before bed and i never thought about a pad insert - this is a must try!!
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
Everyone loves a personalised Christmas present - especially those which have been lovingly created by little hands. These Christmas gifts are so easy that even your toddler will be able to make them.
Our friends at The Sun-Herald are giving you the chance to win a family pass to Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
I?m not ready for my son to stop believing in Santa yet. But should I treat him like the intelligent and sensible boy that he is and tell the truth, or should I lie, with the good intentions of keeping the magic alive for just a little longer?
More than half a million lights, countless hours of work, a world record - and it's all for a good cause.
Doctors made a shocking discovery when they found a dandelion growing inside 16-month-old?s ear canal.
Introducing the new campaign to help mums and babies around Australia.
Despite safety campaigns by organisations such as Kidsafe, the number of children dying and being injured in driveway accidents has remained steady. One mother shares her story of loss and warns others to pay attention.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Fitness blogger and football wife Caroline Berg Eriksen has come under fire for posting a photo of her amazing post-baby body on Instrgram just four days after giving birth. She has defended the picture saying she is "proud" of what her body has achieved.
A pregnant woman had her baby taken by British social workers after a forced caesarean section - and the child has still not been returned to her.
When kids want something, they'll ask ... and ask ... and ask ... until you cave in. You can teach them to unlearn this annoying tactic by saying just three words.
Babies love getting their little gums around keys - but these ones are cleaner and more fun than the set on your key ring.
Top 5 Articles
Win one of 9 LEGO® DUPLO® Planes? ?Skippers? Flight School set for Christmas. Enter here for your chance to win.
Join Essential Baby and Aldi in celebrating Chrismas, with gift guides, the truth about Santa and how to manage christmas while pregnant + lots more.
Enter for your chance to win all 12 of these Hasbro toys - including a year supply of Duracell batteries to keep them all going!
Breaking Bad, The Great Gatsby and Game of Thrones are all inspiring baby names in the UK this year ? but royal names are on the decline.
To celebrate the launch of this gorgeous new baby skincare range, Essential Baby is giving our readers the chance to win one of ten Little Bairn Essentials Gift Packs.
For a limited time you can save 50% off when you gift unlimited access to The Age or SMH. It's the gift for those you love, who love to know.
One of the world's hottest party stylists and creator of blog sensation www.karaspartyideas.com, Kara Allen is touring Australia in February and March 2014. Enter now for your chance to win a ticket to her workshop.
Weird poses, surprise photobombs, bizarre editing: these are the wedding photos that should have never seen the light of day.
Here's a selection of vintage boys and girls monikers which have traditionally been used as either nicknames or given names, from the 1880s through to the 1950s.
Free Printable Activities
Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.