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Size 7 or larger nappies?

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yazzy85 Sun 28-Feb-16 19:04:43

My son has ASD and he is quite a big almost 5 year old boy. Although we have managed to get potty trained in the daytime we are still in nappies at night. Size 6+ is too tight. Where can I find bigger nappies?

ouryve Sun 28-Feb-16 19:12:28

Drynites are bigger - in theory fit up to a teen (though no longer fit my 9yo!)

If they don't hold enough, then Libero size 7 from tena direct should do the job - DS1 was in those until he was 6 or 7. Another one to consider is adult ones in size XS - that's what the incontinence service provided for DS2 for a while.

Moominmamma13 Sun 28-Feb-16 20:20:02

From my experience Libero size 7 are quite small, I found them even smaller than sainsbury's own brand pull-ups size 6 and they are soo expensive..
You can ask for a sample on tena direct's website before deciding to buy them, I'm glad I did.
I also came across these nappies

www.abena.co.uk/healthcare-products/continence-care-products/abri-form-junior

which I eventually bought after asking them for a sample. They are quite good and hold quite a lot, comparing to Drynites.
I didn't buy them from their website though, I bought them from age-uk

www.ageukincontinence.co.uk/catalog/product/view/id/35383?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Age%20UK%20Abandon%20Basket%20Mailing%201&utm_content=ageuk_abandon_basket

I spent a few weeks before Christmas researching. grin
Hope this helps

yazzy85 Sun 28-Feb-16 20:27:53

Thank you! I checked the Tena website but the Libero are pull up only in size 7 which would not be very comfortable at night.

The Abri ones look good although they are a bit pricier than buying nappies but it looks like we will have to order these if there is nothing else. Thank you for the link to the other website where you bought them from Moominmamma13

ouryve Sun 28-Feb-16 20:41:21

The next size up from the Libero 7 is their medium sized night time nappy. It's a pull up but holds loads - some of DS2's are really heavy when he takes them off in the morning!

These are the ones the incontinence service provided for him before we moved to pull ups. He outgrew the XS when he was 7 and moved onto the S
www.attends.co.uk/products/view.aspx?pr=830&ru=%2Fdefault.aspx
Handily, you can order samples from the attends website, so shouldn't need to spend a fortune and fine out something isn't suitable. I think you can do the same with Tena, too, but need to phone them up.

And now I'm panicking because DS2's have disappeared from their website! I ordered some at half tem and he'll need more in a couple of weeks!

ouryve Sun 28-Feb-16 20:56:40

OK, the Libero Comfort do still come in a 7
www.nappiesrus.co.uk/libero-comfort-7
And these are their night time ones, which are bigger than the 7
www.nappiesrus.co.uk/libero-sleep-tight-medium

yazzy85 Sun 28-Feb-16 21:57:26

Oh thank you!! I was looking for them on the tena direct website. Great information!!

yazzy85 Sun 28-Feb-16 22:22:56

I've requested a sample of the Attends and ordered the Abri ones as they are a bit cheaper and look like they will be the perfect size. Thank you everyone.

BlackeyedSusan Sun 28-Feb-16 22:57:34

if it is just wee then eric sell various pants and continence aids.

we have some of their pants.

Moominmamma13 Mon 29-Feb-16 17:07:55

yazzy glad I could help xx

ouryve Mon 29-Feb-16 23:43:53

Yes - I was quite relieved when they reappeared, this morning. I tend to order 12 or 16 packs at a time!

Geneticsbunny Tue 01-Mar-16 08:39:57

Check with your gp. If your chikd has a diagnosis you might be entitled to free nappies through the continence service. We are I our area of the country.

Earlyday Tue 01-Mar-16 20:43:56

Lidl pull ups work very well for my tall 6 yr old. They never leak - and they're a good price too

yazzy85 Wed 02-Mar-16 22:05:36

If he is only wet at night can we still be entitled to the free nappies through gp? He is dry in the day since the past 6 months.

ouryve Wed 02-Mar-16 22:47:16

I think it has to be day and night.

Jasonandyawegunorts Thu 03-Mar-16 01:51:24

If he is only wet at night can we still be entitled to the free nappies through gp?

No it has to be day and night unfortunatly.

yazzy85 Sat 05-Mar-16 21:26:18

Ah thank you. That is what I was thinking. We are getting on well with the Abri nappies, they are much much bigger than the 6+ so they should last a long time!

2boysnamedR Sun 06-Mar-16 19:24:34

I have used tena extra small pants but not cheap at £1 each. We currently use age 8-15 dry night pyjama pants with a bambino mio pull-up pant over the top. If you find a good pull up sometimes the legs are too big but a pair of pants over the top holds it closer. My son is only three but he pees so much at night

Fourarmsv2 Sun 06-Mar-16 21:45:56

Have you tried medication? Desmopressin works really well for DS2.

Fourarmsv2 Sun 06-Mar-16 21:46:49

Sorry - just seen he's 5. I think that was around the age DS1 was first offered medication via the continence clinic.

willistheeggman Sat 09-Apr-16 20:39:57

Hey, check out everynappy - www.everynappy.co.uk

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