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5 yr old pulling his 'willy' out his nappy!

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yogabonkers Thu 09-Jun-11 21:09:38

i know it sounds funny, and god love him i really dont mind if he wants to play with it! he's only 5 after all!

but he's quite severely autistic and doesnt talk and is still in nappies.

the problem is its really annoying him. he seems to be getting upset with it! he's pulling it out his nappy and then it might get stuck in the elastic of his nappy or trousers. and then of course its facing up and pee ends up everywhere.

this is also happening about 5am every morning and is waking him up, he's crying, wet, etc.

his sleep is erratic enough without this as well.

has anyone any experience of this. i'm hoping its just a phase, but is there anything i can do in the meantime?

justaboutWILLfinishherthesis Thu 09-Jun-11 21:31:42

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

rebl Thu 09-Jun-11 21:32:02

My ds is 5 and is playing alot with his willy at the moment including trapping it in waist bands. He says he likes it there, just to make sure its not gone hmm.

I have no answers though. I'm trying just tucking it back it and suggesting if he's worried its gone he just has a grope down there blush. Probably will lead to problems later when groping around down there won't be accepted but then having your willy hanging out isn't acceptable either.

yogabonkers Thu 09-Jun-11 21:45:02

thanks just about. now you mention it, i know racketies (a great webshop that sells clothes for people with disabilities) sell all in one jammies in big sizes.

thanks rebl, what a good reason your ds has! lol. made me smile anyway!

Marne Thu 09-Jun-11 22:16:19

I have a dd that constantly has her hands down there (yes, girls do it too), she sleeps with her hand in her nappy, she has got better at school thanks to the teacher and TA constantly saing 'take your hands out your pants' smile.

growlybear Fri 10-Jun-11 12:36:07

Fledglings also do the all in one pjs shorties and long legs and poppers down the back.hth

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