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Potty trained but about to swim ... ?

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chocolatetester1 Thu 14-Feb-13 13:51:13

Once potty trained in the day time, should toddlers still wear swimming nappies? I can totally see the 'common courtesy to other pool users' argument but my book says they never go back into nappies except for naps and night time.
Any opinions on what's best and what you've done very gratefully received. Thanks.

Rooble Thu 14-Feb-13 13:54:12

Can't see why if they're properly trained. (or do you mean you're in the process of potty training?). The swim nappy only holds solids anyway - so hasn't been containing wee the entire time you've been using it!

Rooble Thu 14-Feb-13 13:55:28

Ps - it is a good idea to encourage your toddler to go for a wee before they go in the pool

chocolatetester1 Thu 14-Feb-13 13:55:43

We're in the process so not going swimming for a couple of weeks but the time will come when I have to decide ...

Pozzled Thu 14-Feb-13 13:56:05

We used swim nappies for a few weeks, until it was obvious that she was capable of remembering to ask, and hold on until she could get to the toilet. It didn't seem to cause any problems.

WowOoo Thu 14-Feb-13 13:58:22

Think it depends on how confident you are in a child's ability to not poo in a pool.
At first, I put one on ds just to be safe. He was 80% ok but still the odd accident.
Now I know when he goes and he's fully in control I go without.

Dh always goes on about the amount of chlorine that kills all the germs. But it still makes me feel a bit queasy.

chocolatetester1 Thu 14-Feb-13 20:16:38

Thank you everyone, I'll wait til I'm 100% (99.9%) sure he's ok and then make the first swim quite short grin

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