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DS 10 days old - soaking wet every 3 hours - which nappies

(13 Posts)
Pagan Sat 05-Feb-05 09:47:02

Just wondering if this is normal just coz he has a willie as I don't remember DD getting soaked like this. Have I just got his nappy on wrong? (using disposables) Is there a perfect nappy that'll stop leaks? I'm getting cheesed off having to do a full clothing and bedding change every 3 hours!

Any comments appreciated!

Yorkiegirl Sat 05-Feb-05 09:48:05

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misdee Sat 05-Feb-05 09:49:36

surely he should be changed every 3hrs or so ayway.

Lonelymum Sat 05-Feb-05 09:51:30

I have 3 boys and never had a problem with the usual types: Pampers, Supermarket own, Boots. Used to find Huggies a bit less reliable.

Pagan Sat 05-Feb-05 09:55:48

Don't mind changing a nappy every 3 hours but would prefer to avoid changing his clothes AND bedding at the same time. Especially at 4 in the morning

foxinsocks Sat 05-Feb-05 09:57:51

pagan, definitely check his penis position. Must be pointing due south. Any deviation either side or god forbid, pointing up and you get the waterfall effect.

biglips Sat 05-Feb-05 09:58:16

awwwww - poor little thing! im using pampers which hadno probs. when baba was first born, someone bought me nappies from boots (boots make in a dark purple wrapping) and they were good too, but i decided to buy pampers as you can buy it in bulks.

misdee Sat 05-Feb-05 09:58:24

how old is he?

biglips Sat 05-Feb-05 09:59:36

on the top its said DS 10 days old

zaphod Sat 05-Feb-05 09:59:42

Agree with Yorkiegirl, My ds1 used to leak until the HV told me to point his willie down.

Pagan Sat 05-Feb-05 10:01:21

Aww gawd he's done it again - shall try repositioning willie and report back (if I can ever get him prised of my boobs)

misdee Sat 05-Feb-05 10:02:47

sorry, been up since 5.30, am not a zombie

have you considered cloth? u can boost them up a bit then.

Pagan Sat 05-Feb-05 10:06:26

I've got fleecy liners from a previous attempt at cloth nappies so might give it a go if the willie pointing fails

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