I use pull-ups rather than nappies with tabs for DS as he will not stay still to be changed at all, and if I try to use the tab nappies they go all wonky where the tabs attach because I can't keep him still, and then leak everywhere.
Anyway he is in size 4 but I had noticed they were looking a bit trim on him, now every time he does a poo it explodes everywhere - they are not big enough to contain it. I bought some size 5s to try and they are too big and leak wee onto his clothes so have put them away for a while.
So I looked to buy some size 4+ and it seems none of the brands make them in that size - it's 4 or 5 only. Help! Does anyone know of any? And because you would have thought that this type of nappy (ie unadjustable) would be the one they need more sizes of, not fewer.
Failing that have you got any ideas on what I should do? The only thing I could think of was to get some washable nappy wraps and use them to try to contain the poo, or try to predict it and sit him on a potty or something! He is fairly predictable in his pooing, or he was, he has been doing them at different times this week.
The sizes overlap quite a bit - if he's snug in a four, he'll fit fine in a 5. You can actually get them to fit up to age seven so I would think you can sort this. Big supermarkets sell them or you can normally buy them online. Google the brand you like and email them and they will tell you where to get them locally.
hiya Similar problem with my DD and I'd given up on the 4s until I decided it was stupid to have a huge packet of them hanging around until number 2 (still gestating!!) gets round to using them. So anyway, THEN I found that actually, although they are a bit trim, as long as it's on her properly, ie without a wedgey and pulled nicely up on her tum, then we don't have the explosive poo problem etc etc. 5s are still too big for her, so i do sympathise - i haven't been able to find a singe 4+ pull up nappy for which i share your face, definitely annoying! I've also found that I can now put on a 'normal'/tagged nappy no matter what position she's in...she's a wriggler but somehow, I seem to manage it. It's not a brag, it's just to say, necessity sometimes enables some interesting skills to develop!! good luck and PLEASE SHOUT IT LOUD if you find any 4+pull ups!
Cat64 I used to do that... it doesn't work any more He wriggles his hips and makes it impossible to do it up straight. And the screaming!
Good to know that Morrisons do them, thanks. I think if necessary I could get good at doing up tabs in random positions but if I can get the pull ups it will save my sanity.
I was using reusable nappies but switched to disposables, it's a long story... I could possibly switch back but he is 11 months now so not sure the cost will be justified, I don't know when I will have another baby but it's not likely to be for some time