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    Default Tips for overnight nappy change?

    Hi all
    My DD is a VERY delicate sleeper. Overnight I haven't been doing a nappy change (after BFing) so I don't wake her...but I have found recently as she's drinking more her nappy is saturated/sometimes wet through in the morning.

    When I have changed her -with minimal fuss in a dimmed room she revs up thinking its playtime and I spend another 30-60 mins trying to resettle her and end up feeding to sleep.

    Anyone got any suggestions on how to handle overnight nappy changes. Shes just under 4mo if that makes any difference.

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    Maybe save the feed until after the nappy change. If feeding to sleep works, go with it.

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    Default Tips for overnight nappy change?

    Have you tried Babylove DRIwave nappies? We switched to these with DS at about that age due to the saturated overnight nappy, he's now 10 months and these nappies still last him all night. Nappy is very swollen in the morning but lining is not damp.

    I also sprinkle a little curash powder in the nappy before putting it on him.

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    Default Tips for overnight nappy change?

    I used the next nappy size up for this problem at night. They don't move much so you shouldn't have too much trouble with leakage due to using a larger nappy.

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    Default Tips for overnight nappy change?

    We do the exact same as Cleo and use the next size up nappy works great for us..

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    I now put DS in a size larger than his daytime nappy and put a cloth nappy (an all-in-one is easier as I don't have to put a cover over it as well) over it, we've had no leaks since then and he seems to be sleeping better.

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    Default Re: Tips for overnight nappy change?

    Sorry to 'but into'this thread but I am a new mummy to be and I have the idea that it will go nappy feed then sleep does this sound right??
    My mum keeps telling me it'll be nappy feed nappy sleep??

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    Default Tips for overnight nappy change?

    Do the nappy change first then the feed, much less disruptive

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    Default Tips for overnight nappy change?

    DD is 5 months I always change her nappy first, then feed and then she's half asleep and will go down super easy. I found if I fed before nappy change 1. I risked leakage on me when feeding 2. She would wake up as I changed her then couldn't go to sleep so it made sense to do nappy first. I would also try a size up in nappies, I use huggies crawler and she would be good all night (9pm to 7am) but I change her if she wakes up... for comfort's sake.

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    Default Tips for overnight nappy change?

    I do feed, nappy, feed as the change wakes her up enough to feed properly. This way I get another 4-5hr block of sleep.


 

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