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My dd is a very heavy wetter who, on occasion, sleeps thru the night. I have her in AIOs with a doubler and a wool soaker for nighttime. (Emphasis: HEAVY wetter)<br>
I used to change her during the night or she would wake up SOAKED - sheets and all. Now, with this new system, we don't have leaks, but I feel bad having her in that wetness all night. When I wake her up, though...she is miserable and crying and confused... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> I don't know what to do now...<br><br>
Do ya'll wake your toddlers for a diaper change at nighttime?
 

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I alos have a huge wetter- I never go to bed until around 2 or 3 so I always change her- try to keep her asleep as much as I can- but even that diaper change is soaked! The only thing that I found that will hold that much pee is a premium ubcpf trifolded the wrong way and put in a prowrap. I also have to cange her around 8 a.m then she goes back to sleep then around 10 am- then she gets up for the day. But I always change her at night- the thought of her sitting her a wet diaper makes me ill when I know I can change it and nurse her back to sleep in point two seconds.
 

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You're lucky - we aren't BFing anymore, and she takes almost an hour to go back to sleep...I REALLY don't wanna wake her, but...I can't stand the thought of her wet all night.<br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">:
 

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My 18-month-old hates feeling wet and fusses so I change him- he's a night nurser and pees a lot. I've been changing dipes at night since he was born not because they leak, but because he hates the wet feeling (has a fleece allergy so can't use that). I do nurse him back to sleep.
 

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No, I don't (well, didn't, DD is potty trained now). Your dilemma sounds soggier than mine was, though.<br><br><br><span style="font-size:xx-small;">edited for lots of typos...time for bed</span>
 

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I still will change ds if he wets at night (16months), but he is fussy and not sleeping well because of wetness and I've learned how to change him w/o "waking" him up. I've actually heard him sigh after changing him out of a wet dipe, so to me it's worth it even if I loose sleep. I wish you luck on your issue.
 

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I learned long ago to let sleeping babes lie.<br>
If the wetness doesn't bother them enough to wake 'em up, let 'em be.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue">
 

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ITA<br><br>
Let sleeping babies lie.<br><br>
My ds will sometimes wake from wetness (I think that's why) and then I change him, but, I have a good system going for bedtime, I use a HH with a CPF and a doubler, bulky, but his skin is usually dry in the am.<br><br>
So, I would say, try to find a system that keeps him dry at night, and then let him be, unless he wakes from it.<br><br>
PS- you could also try to limit fluid before bed a bit, if it's not nursing. My ds will drink sippy cups of milk like crazy, he would happily drink 2-3 right before bed, so we limit to one, and a snack.
 

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nope! never! I don't touch that sleeping kid :LOL It takes so long to get her in that state, I'd be insane to mess with her. She doesn't seem to be bothered by her diapers at night. We use a fitted w/a doubler & a wool cover or a fleece AIO.<br><br>
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If Dd has a leak (which rarely happens with our new system) she will wake up on her own and tell me so then I change her. Otherwise - I never wake her up. We are currently using Happy Heinys stuffed with two hemp fleece prefolds - her diaper is always heavy in the morning but her bum is dry.
 
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