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    My DS was the same at this age , I dreaded nappy changes, actually turned my stomach. He grew out of it, still had the occasional battle and then swapped to nappy pants. I now change him on my knee and like @anewme sing, clap anything to distract him.

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    there is a wahm on facebook called wombutts that make pull up cloth nappies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giggle berry View Post
    My 2yr old DS still does this at times. When all else fails I strap him in, our change mat has a strap and buckle.

    He does not approve! I then explain that if he lies still I can undo the strap and we can quickly change the nappy and go back to playing.

    We often do clothing changes on my lap though.
    Yes I have the strap - I had used masking tape to hide the buckles away and was never sure what they were for!!! I don't like the idea of a restraint but I'm beginning to understand now.

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    What about a small bag of change time goodies? The idea of the stickers is a good one, also what about cheap noisy toys like maracas, castanets, tambourine etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giggle berry View Post
    My 2yr old DS still does this at times. When all else fails I strap him in, our change mat has a strap and buckle.

    He does not approve! I then explain that if he lies still I can undo the strap and we can quickly change the nappy and go back to playing.

    We often do clothing changes on my lap though.
    This was great advice in the end, so greatful I have a change table with a buckle!!! I started strapping dd in (I had stuck the straps underneath previously so she wouldn't play with them). She doesn't like it but it keeps her still and I have both hands free to change her as quickly as possible so it's much much better now!!! I change her clothes on the go or in my lap. She fusses but it's not the screamfest and fighting it was before.

    Edit: I also have toys just for the change table but she still mostly throws them in anger lol.
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    I didn't read all the replies so apologies if I'm off the mark but how about helium balloons, DD had some to pull on/play with while I changed her at around 10 months and she LOVEEEED them.

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    I used to shove something up DD's shirt (like a toy). While she was trying to fish it out I'd quickly clean her up. Was the only thing that distracted her.


 

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