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My 4 year old son wets the bed quite often and we don't want to buy DDs anymore now that we have been CDin the youngest for 2 months.<br>
I heard about HHs and have actually just ordered some to try on my baby ( we have only tried CPFS and a couple of AIOS so far)<br>
But what about the pocket trainers? Are they good? Can they hold urine from a 4 year old??<br>
Also, where can I find HH pocket trainers???<br>
Are there other options out there (good pull on diapers for a 4 year old)?
 

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I have tried them on my daughter. I think they are really nice for a light to moderate night wetter, but where you don't need a huge amount of stuffing. (edit to add: they do hold a lot of wet, I'm not saying they can't keep the liquid in) I know you can stuff them with whatever, but I find them a little too narrow in the crotch to stuff with some of the big hemp prefolds I like to use at night, which are far more absorbant than 3 Joey Bunz or a premium cpf. (Probably the large trainer can accomodate the big guns better, though) The opening in back to stuff them is also a little narrow for me. I have a hard time getting stuff in easily. I would also only get the solids for night use, as I've had some slight wicking with the cotton print outters, but not enough to get the bed wet.<br>
Some other options are Fuzzi Bunz' Nightime Undies (or overnight undies?), Toddling Tots bedwetting pants, Mother Ease bedwetting pants.... There are other trainers out there that I know others will probably recommend, like Bummis or Kushies, but if you have a heavy wetter, I would not use them. They are made to hold one normal size pee, not a big flood or more than one pee.
 

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Your ds sounds a bit like mine. He will be 5 in Dec. and will literally stay asleep in a soaked bed. I've tried everything with him, waking him in the middle of the night to pee, letting him wet and hope he wakes up, and have resigned myself to the fact that hopefully someday he will night train.<br><br>
He wears the large trainers with 2 infant prefolds stuffed in them and wakes up with them so wet you could wring them out literally almost everyday.<br>
My dd 2 1/2 wears a med trainer with 2 infant prefolds and is a med to heavy wetter.<br><br>
I'm obviously a bit biased with the trainers but figured I would share my experience since I use these every night with both kids.
 

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Oh, can you give links? I"d love to try some pocket trainers! I know this sounds totally silly, but I really dont' want to put diapers on my boys anymore, dont' want to confuse them. Last night I put one of my cloth pads in a pair of gerber undies and then put a pair of dappi nylon pants over that, and it worked. LOLOL They only have an accident it seams in the early morning before getting out of bed. I guess I have to work my butt off and get them up before they actually wake up. My boys are weird. They won't come out of their room or get off their bed until I come and get them out. So, technically, I might be able to sleep until noon and they would still be waiting for me. They are almost four. You would think they would want to get into some kind of trouble. lol LINKS PLEASE!! After totally going off course here.
 

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we used both the old style trainers and the new style trainers on ds1. We had very very good luck with them! He is an extremmly heavy wetter!<br>
thank god he is finally night traineds cuz those suckers were heavy in the morning <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/jaw.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="dropjaw"> ;(<br>
Anywhoo, we stuffed them with mega stuffing, but he is very skinny and it actually fit him better. we stuffed them with 1 stuffin, 1 hemp fleece prefold, &1 flannel doubler .<br>
his bed was always dry!
 

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Thank you all!!<br><br>
My son is skinny so I am wondering whether the HH or the FB trainer would fit him best. Do you guys have any links???
 

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there are quite a few retailers:<br><br><a href="http://www.lilpaddedseats.com" target="_blank">Lil Padded Seats</a> <a href="http://www.boobearscorner.com" target="_blank">boo bears corner</a> <a href="http://www.littleblessingsresale.com" target="_blank">Little blessings</a> <a href="http://www.duckybusetc.com" target="_blank">Ducky Buns etc</a> <a href="http://www.lilbunz.com" target="_blank">Lil Bunz</a> <a href="http://www.cdnorthwest.com" target="_blank">CD northwest</a><br><a href="http://www.mamaessentials.com" target="_blank">Mama Essentials</a> <a href="http://www.punkinbutt.com" target="_blank">Punkin butt</a><br><br>
I cant remember all of them but is you go to the HH site and click on ordering there are many more links there<br><a href="http://www.happyheinys.com/usa.html" target="_blank">happy Heiny's</a>
 

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Huh. I don't doubt that this is what you stuff yours with, but I wonder if you have the larges or if Linda has changed the width a little since I tried them? Or maybe your hemp prefold is not many layers or as big... cuz I had an extremely hard time just getting one hemp fleece prefold into ours. It was bulging so badly in the crotch that I worried it would make the legs gape. I may have had a small trainer, though, and may have had a much bigger prefold.<br><br>
polihaupt, I actually think HH would be your best bet for a really heavy wetter because, even if it is hard to stuff, you can make it more absorbant than the FB's. The FB is limited to how it was created because it is not stuffable. You can customize the HH to be as trim or hefty as you need, most likely.
 

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I took a medium hemparoo prefold folded it in thirds (with the stuffin insert inside) layed a flannel doubler on top and put in the pocket of the stuffin.<br>
Sure they are a PITA to stuff but once it is in its a great fit.<br>
we did this wil both the old style (seperate pul layer) and the new laminated ones.<br>
I know what you mean about the looking thin, but I have got even more than this stuffed in them before!!! but that just does not work cuz over stuffing can cause big time leaks...trust me its not wicking...its like Pouring out when you over stuff LOL LOL LOL<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">: :LOL
 

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I have HH trainers for my 4yo who PEES at night. He is tall, slender, and long in the waist, and the Large HH fit him very nicely. I *love* the flexibility of different stuffings.<br><br>
Babies in the sun also has these. There is no XL yet (I like to think ahead) and I only found white ones.
 

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I have Large HH Trainers for my DD who is 4.75 and about 38 lbs. They are on the loose side, so easy to pull up and down. She gets up in the middle of the night and changes into a new one (we keep a stuffed one by the toilet for this purpose). We can get a premium and in infant prefold in with no problem (sometimes we just use the premium & have never had leakes even when she doesn't change them during the night). Well, I can. DH can't get his hand in, but he has extreamly wide hands. I have no problems. We really like them and they are something DD is willing to wear. We got all of ours at:<br><a href="http://www.mamaessentials.com" target="_blank">http://www.mamaessentials.com</a> which I totally recommend because there is free shipping so you can just try one out if you want. They are much softer than disposable pull ups as well.<br><br>
I totally recommend them. I would have tried the Fuzzi Bunz overnight undies but at $25-26 that is a LOT more money for the 4-6 pairs we wanted! Also, DD *really* wanted colors/prints. The flower print is very cute as is the dino & the colors are very bright. If you don't see what you want at mama essentials, I really encourage you to email her because she has special ordered for us in the past w/super fast turnaround.<br><br>
Kay
 

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I visited ALL the sites I could find and just can't find cute prints/colors on L... I think I am going to have to order them in advance...<br>
DS has not wet his bed in 3 days now, but whenever I start thinking it won't happen again, another cycle of night wetting begins <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes">: So I'd better get those HH with prints soon <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Lindsay, I see now. I do have a set of much bigger hemp prefolds. They are also babykicks, but they are very big (I think they are comparable to the current toddler size) and have an extra layer in the center. I had to fold it the wrong way in fourths to get it in and it bulged too much in the center. That's what Michaela needed at the time to get through the night, though. :/ I don't remember what size mine were, but I think she was 35 lbs at the time. And my dh has the same problem as Kay's with the big wide hands.
 

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we actually were using a premium in ds1 Fb's...(til they switch to the new style...I HATE IT)<br>
So when I first bought HH, i was doing that as well, and we had many leaks.<br>
Quite awhile back I had emailed Linda about it and she told me to STOP using the premium and go with an infant size prefold.<br>
But I found the chinese cotton was just not absorbant enough, so I grabbed an medium BK which is euvilant to an infant prefold.<br>
SUCESS!!<br>
then when stuffins came out!! Even better!!!!!!!!!!
 
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