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how long do you leave kids in stinky nappies for if its almost bath time?

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cod Tue 26-Apr-05 17:47:03

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jjash Tue 26-Apr-05 17:48:57

till the smell makes you gag?

jellyhead Tue 26-Apr-05 17:49:45

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TheVillageIdiot Tue 26-Apr-05 17:55:10

Till it's so heavy they wddle like a duck. dd's get's to about knee level before this happens but then she is tall

Gomez Tue 26-Apr-05 18:05:54

until aforementioned bath or DH/DP arriving home - which ever happens first

colditz Tue 26-Apr-05 18:12:43

I take it off and deal with whatever they do on the floor until bathtime!

Socci Tue 26-Apr-05 18:13:58

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Gillian76 Tue 26-Apr-05 18:14:28

I'm the same, colditz. Before bath has always been nappy-off time in here!

iota Tue 26-Apr-05 18:14:36

ditto socci

TheVillageIdiot Tue 26-Apr-05 18:15:14

sorry mine was a joke btw (just to clarify)

Fimbo Tue 26-Apr-05 18:17:05

Just take it off DS and let it all hang loose so to speak

Gobbledigook Tue 26-Apr-05 18:28:15

Will leave it for maybe 20 mins otherwise I'll bring bathtime forward or just take it off and leave without OR put a new one on but then put that one on again after the bath if still dry (pull ups)

cod Tue 26-Apr-05 19:44:43

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Tissy Tue 26-Apr-05 20:50:51

depends if you mean stinky wet or stinky dirty...dirty nappies always change immediately, wet nappies could stay on another hour or so if bath time near.

dot1 Tue 26-Apr-05 22:00:38

ds pooed today about 10 minutes before bath time so I was steadfastly ignoring it but then he sat down with a thump (is just learning to walk but falling a lot) and we heard a huge SPLAT sound - poo shooting out over the top of his nappy...!! That'll teach us not to be lazy Mummies...

Thomcat Tue 26-Apr-05 22:05:46

Don't have a set bathtime so change nappies when they need changing or every few hours (unless done a poo, then immediatley).

Thomcat Tue 26-Apr-05 22:06:35

If I was about to bath her and she dirtied her nappy I'd just bring the bath time forward.

vicdubya Tue 26-Apr-05 22:09:25

Half an hour tonight

Don;t think ds suffered but he was walking a bit weirdly.

Flossam Tue 26-Apr-05 22:09:36

DOt1, you just made me gag on my drink!! I don't change my nappies that often. If he is pooey and I know about it I change. But if he dosen't poo I'll only do say about 4 nappy changes a day. Is that very bad? BTW he has never had nappy rash. He has a perfect bum... think I've pretty much answered my own question there haven't i?

Thomcat Tue 26-Apr-05 22:13:15

I think 4 changes a day is ok. Unless they poo then it could go up.
I've never taken off a nappy that was so heavy I felt bad except for the 1st thing in the morning one and I don't feel bad about that.

Libb Tue 26-Apr-05 22:14:26

I am also a "not after 5.30" girl, just seems pointless and DS doesn't grumble so if he is happy then I am happy . . . .

Flossam Tue 26-Apr-05 22:15:00

Yes, with the weaning the amount of poos is increasing! Although he spends a day or so constipated every so often too.

Libb Tue 26-Apr-05 22:16:06

I used to strip him but he gets everywhere now so I don't want to find little gifts

(thomcat, hope you are okay xxx)

joash Tue 26-Apr-05 22:16:35

Til it leaks out of the side and slides down their legs (yippee - another type of poo thread ).

wordsmith Tue 26-Apr-05 22:16:58

I realised at about 5.30 the other day I hadn't changed my 12 month old's nappy since about 11am. It was a bit heavy, but not stinky, so I just thought sod it and left it till bathtime (7pm). I normally only do about 4 changes a day, unless there are unexpected poos!

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