To ask how to get rid of night nappies?
allotmentgardener · 27/12/2019 23:04
DS is 2+9months. Been daytime dry since 26 months. He hates wearing a night nappy and kicks off every night about it, but its wet through in the morning and he doesn't wake to wee. How can I night train him is there a secret to it or am I destined to be washing pissy sheets for weeks?
FloppyBiffAndChip · 27/12/2019 23:08
Goodness! I thought you were going to say DC was 7 or 8, not 2!!!
I really wouldn't worry about it for a few years. Buy him some grown up night pants with cars or planes or something on, relax, and address the issue in a few years (if he hasn't grown out of wetting at night by around age 6/7/8)
FloppyBiffAndChip · 27/12/2019 23:10
They are all different! My eldest was dry in the day by 2.5 years, but not dry at night til age 6.5. my youngest was dry in the day and at night at age 3.
They r all different. You can't rush it. Boys are notorious for not being dry at night til 5 or 6 or later ....
IAmUniquelyMe · 27/12/2019 23:10
I stoped putting son in nappies at night when he got chickenpox. Not saying give your son chikenpox though.
Your son is probably still weeing in his nappies because a wet nappy is not uncomfartable due to the super absorbency of modern nappies. I'm sure that only one or two nights of being in wet pyjamas will do the trick and he will then become dry at night. But just in case, waterproof matress protectors all the way!
Legoandloldolls · 27/12/2019 23:16
My son is 7 and we are only just tackling this. He is trying a button alarm.and tablets soon, but at your sons age I wouldn't worry. Wait until he is dry 5 out if seven nights then just go for it. Once they can show they can hold it regularly most nights you will have far less wet sherts and less stress. My don has ASD so we need the extra help.
GrungeBetty · 27/12/2019 23:16
My four year old declared that he was no longer wearing nappies at night. So we bought some waterproof sheets and decided to give it a week. He peed the bed every night and didn’t wake up. And wheb he was wet in the morning, didn’t seem particularly bothered. Needless to say he’s back in night nappies!
Constance17 · 27/12/2019 23:19
I used 'night time pants' instead of calling them nappies. I remember they had McQueen on them am sure you can get different ones now....
Or get some bigger pants and put them over the nappy.
I echo previous poster, you can not train ds until their body is ready
KnickyKnacky2020 · 27/12/2019 23:28
Afraid that yes, it's a hormone thing. Unfortunately DS took until age 6 to be reliably dry and this isn't unusual. I believe girls are usually dry earlier than boys. True so far in my experience.
Can you let him go to sleep as normal and then put a nappy on him?
Don't do the wet beds/ PJs at night and he'll learn. It's just uncomfortable and makes no sense for something he can't control.
Camomila · 28/12/2019 13:37
Same, DS is dry at night 90% of the time (3.5) but is a light sleeper and sometimes wakes to ask to go wee.
Why doesn't he like the night nappys OP - DS complained about pull ups being itchy so I've put him back in normal nappy pants for bed. Going to get rid of them all together when the weather warms up again.
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