how often to change pyjamas

(45 Posts)
butterfly86 Mon 11-Jan-16 10:56:09

As the title says really...how often do you change your little one's pyjamas? Dd is 18 months and I've always put a fresh pair on every night but just wondering if it's necessary now, I end up with tons of washing and they look worn quickly as they're washed so often she has loads but still go through them quickly.

ValiaH Mon 11-Jan-16 10:58:09

Probably every 3/ 4 days at the moment (dd age 3) at 18 months it would depend of they got their breakfast down them in the morning, for dd it was probably every other day/ every 3rd day at that age depending on the mess!

Writerwannabe83 Mon 11-Jan-16 13:37:40

My DS is 21 months and still has fresh pyjamas every night. It's just habit now I think rather than a necessity smile

Tuiles Mon 11-Jan-16 13:38:41

After every bath so 2-3 times a week.

HoggleHoggle Mon 11-Jan-16 13:43:27

Ds is just 2 and I change every night. I think I'll continue until he's in pants - by the morning his nappy is super wet and it means the pyjamas just don't feel fresh at all, so I prefer to wash them after every wear.

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Mon 11-Jan-16 13:45:26

Every other night. DS is 20m

MarvellousCake Mon 11-Jan-16 13:46:50

I did every night until out of nappies, and then every 3 ish days unless clearly needing a change earlier.

Pinkvici22 Mon 11-Jan-16 13:47:00

I agree with most of the above - DD is now 3 so we change every other night or every 3rd night. When she was younger it was almost nightly.

Blueprintorange Mon 11-Jan-16 13:49:41

Aged 3, clean pair every other night.

ElderlyKoreanLady Mon 11-Jan-16 13:55:23

I'm with Hoggle. DD is 21mo and even if her nappy hasn't leaked, her pyjamas just smell fit for the wash by morning.

Artandco Mon 11-Jan-16 14:03:49

Every other night approximately.

When I nappies we used reusable ones and they were super absorbent so still every other night as babies.

Obviously if they wet, or get food or whatever on them then nightly

SuperCee7 Mon 11-Jan-16 14:11:36

DS was a big drooler at that age so it was a fresh set every night. He's 2.5 now and I try and get 2 nights out of them

PurpleThermalsNowItsWinter Mon 11-Jan-16 14:22:46

Aged 6&4yrs, weekly unless exceptionally sweaty/ill. Mostly they wake up hot after dropping off and take their pyjamas off. When I go to bed and check on them they're happily asleep naked. Pyjamas go on after a bath and obviously come off at sleep time. grin

goldglittershitter Mon 11-Jan-16 14:29:31

Every night after bath. I wouldn't want to put worn PJ's on after a bath so I wouldn't expect them to (3 dc age 15, 3 &3).

DefiniteMaybe Mon 11-Jan-16 14:31:41

Mine are 7, 4 and 14 months and have clean every night.

whatsoever Mon 11-Jan-16 14:35:24

Clean every night (DS is 3 and in a pull up at night & bathed nightly).

I gave been wondering the same thing though. Nightly PJs feels a habit not a necessity now. (I think mine only get changed every 4 days although partially because I'm nearly 9m pregnant & have so few night things that fit!)

scrivette Mon 11-Jan-16 14:40:38

About every four nights for my 4 year old. They don't get dirty or smelly (if they did I would change them more often)

Clean ones every night must create lots of washing?

Sometimesithinkimbonkers Mon 11-Jan-16 14:44:19

Mine are 8,6&3. They have clean PJ's every night!

mathsy Mon 11-Jan-16 14:48:41

Every night?! I change my 3 year old's pyjamas every 3 to 4 nights.

Jw35 Mon 11-Jan-16 14:52:30

Do what you think. I do fresh every night for me and kids. Fresh clothes everyday too.

steppemum Mon 11-Jan-16 14:53:06

ds 13, wear pants under his onsie, changes onsie once a week.

dd1 10, 2 pairs per week

dd2 8 can go 4-5 days, but she usually randomly changes them when she feels like it, so about 3 pairs per week.

breezeharbour Mon 11-Jan-16 15:04:14

DD is 6 mo and I change her pyjamas every 2-3 days unless she leaks through her nappy. Sleeping bag is washed on the weekend again unless she leaks through her jammies.
I was initially surprised at those changing them every day- DD doesn't smell at all in the morning, just clean? But then I thought about it and she wears new clothes every day (and so do I) so I'm now considering changing them more often!

WorldsBiggestGrotbag Mon 11-Jan-16 15:13:04

Aged 2 and 6 months here and they get clean ones every night. I think it's mainly because they get bathed every night and it would seem odd not putting clean pyjamas on after a bath. It does create a lot of washing though so I should probably try to make them last a bit longer.

Cotherstone Mon 11-Jan-16 15:15:50

Every 3-4 nights, I imagine. Particularly as she's back in pull ups at the moment, and if she gets dressed straight away in the morning and doesn't even eat breakfast in them.

DownstairsMixUp Mon 11-Jan-16 15:21:15

My youngest ds is 16 months and I've been changing them every night but it's silly now, some days we just stay in and just pop out for a school run so i'm trying to do every other night. My six year old ds can go 3 days in the same pjs.

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