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Nursery sending home dirty nappies ?

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user1470064958 Thu 21-Sep-17 20:03:22

Dd has started nursery recently it's a lovely place and she's been settling in well.

Really confused today though her dirty nappies were in nappy sacks in her nursery bag? (the bag with her spare clothes etc)

Is this a common practice? It seems really bizarre to me?

StarfishSeahorse Thu 21-Sep-17 20:04:53

It's probably just a mistake, the person changing her probably put it by mistake whilst distracted trying to heard toddlers.

WallisFrizz Thu 21-Sep-17 20:05:56

No, not common practise.

maras2 Thu 21-Sep-17 20:06:13

Depends.
Disposable or t'other type?

Nousernameforme Thu 21-Sep-17 20:06:31

Its standard in my experience. You can understand otherwise there would be loads of nappies for them to dispose of daily

NerrSnerr Thu 21-Sep-17 20:07:49

Not normal for us. Our nursery just bag them up and put in wheelie bin.

stitchglitched Thu 21-Sep-17 20:08:19

My DC has just started pre school and they send dirty nappies home because it is in a village hall and they don't have the proper waste bins. In a purpose built nursery I wouldn't expect it though.

DewDropsonKittens Thu 21-Sep-17 20:08:32

Some councils are charging extortionate amounts to nursery and childminding provisions to dispose of soiled nappies so many are having to send them home unfortunately.

billabye Thu 21-Sep-17 20:09:02

Not normal in my experience. I'd not be remotely impressed confused

WhirlingTurkey Thu 21-Sep-17 20:09:12

Odd. We use a childminder and I have never had dirty nappies sent home.

Yukbuck Thu 21-Sep-17 20:11:13

It's probably a mistake. I'm assuming this isn't the first time she's done a poo there and it's the first time they've sent it home.

YouCantArgueWithStupid Thu 21-Sep-17 20:18:42

Maybe as a business they don't have the correct bins/contract to dispose of nappies?

TheCountessofFitzdotterel Thu 21-Sep-17 20:21:04

Our old nursery started doing it when the fees for disposal became extortionate. Not ideal but a minor issue if it is otherwise a good nursery.

RafikiIsTheBest Thu 21-Sep-17 20:28:45

Seems strange. I would of thought you would of been told about this if it was the done thing for them, or at least have it in a leaflet or something when you enrolled.

Maybe ask them the next time?

elevenclips Thu 21-Sep-17 20:33:51

They probably want to reduce their waste as it will be a monsterous cost. If they give it to you, it's free for everyone. I wouldn't mind as long as it's properly bagged.

WanderingTrolley1 Thu 21-Sep-17 20:34:30

That's foul and not normal, in my experience.

ParsnipLeekAndLemonSoup Thu 21-Sep-17 20:35:16

That's completely weird, definitely not normal.

Shadow666 Thu 21-Sep-17 20:35:35

It was like this at my daughter's nursery. It didn't bother me. I just put them in the bin at home.

SellFridges Thu 21-Sep-17 20:40:23

They send the dirty nappies home?! And this is common?! How strange.

DixieNormas Thu 21-Sep-17 20:48:02

Ours do, the school don't have the waste disposal bins to put them in

OuchBollocks Thu 21-Sep-17 20:49:49

Ours sends them home, but it's a preschool in a church hall with no disposal facilities and we were made aware it was the practice before DD started.

astonvanilla Thu 21-Sep-17 20:50:49

Preschool we use send them home too as they get charged a lot to have 'the correct bin' confused

MsPassepartout Thu 21-Sep-17 20:51:38

Our nursery disposed of the dirty nappies themselves.

TheHungryDonkey Thu 21-Sep-17 20:52:16

That's not normal. I wouldn't be happy with that.

WhyNotDuckie Thu 21-Sep-17 20:57:44

At my son's nursery, they did it so that parents would know how many dirty nappies their child had had that day.

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