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DD has been potty trained since she turned 2 and will be 3 in August. She does wear a pull-up or cloth dipe for nap and bedtime. I have been hesitant to not put her in a diaper at nap and night because I don't want to deal with lots of accidents. She is a pretty good sleeper (takes a 2-3 hr daily nap) and I don't know how the potty learning during nap and night will go.<br><br>
Is there a developmental milestone or sign that may guide me as to when to give it a go with just panties at nap? I have heard if she is continually dry even with a diaper on that this is a good time to give up the dipe. She is not dry and can have a pretty full diaper after a full night of sleep.<br><br>
Any ideas on how to proceed? I plan to take one at a time (nap first). She does often wait to pee at nap or bedtime until her diaper is on. She'll ask to make sure it is okay (which I try to get her to use the potty first but haven't been successful). So I'm looking for advice and how to make the next steps toward no diapers.
 

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i would ensure she pees before naps and limit fluid intake prior to sleeping...as far as at night that's tougher because you're asleep, but maybe just talking to her about how she's wearing panties to bed and that if she needs to pee she needs to get up or call you or what ever your plan is...my oldest never had trouble with night training but my neice is 5 now and she still has to wear a pull up because she won't wake up to go pee, sleeps right through it all...it'll come in time
 

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I have exactly the same questions so was disappointed your post didn't get more feedback. There seems to be lots of info out there about daytime potty training but my DD (2yrs 3mos) is totally out of diapers in the day, but has very wet diapers after nap and nighttime. Our dr. did mention to avoid liquids as much as possible for an hour prior to sleep, substituting her night water/milk with some fruit such as apples or pears or crackers as well as making sure she pees just before diapering.<br><br>
She does the same thing with asking to pee in her diaper and we can go to the potty when awake but when asleep in car or bed she usually pees and gets very upset about the accident so we've just kept to diapers.<br><br>
I'll keep an eye on this post to see if any other info is given and let me know if you find anything else. Good luck!
 

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My DS 2 yrs and 3 mos has been full time in underwear during the day for 2 mons now. At nap time I make sure he sits on the potty before nap and we usually read a book and then I put him in training pants like <a href="http://www.superundies.com/index.html" target="_blank">super undies</a> which feel and fit like undies but have some absorbent padding in the middle and the cover is water proof. Or <a href="http://www.pottyscotty.com/" target="_blank">scotty potty</a>trainers which are cloth and not water proof but pretty good and containing small pees. DS is mostly dry after naps and sits on the potty as soon as he wakes.<br><br>
At night time he is currently in a disposable but I am going to try a cloth pull up type diaper tonight. He pees a lot at night he nurses to sleep and sometimes still nurses once or twice at night. He sits on the potty and usually pees before getting his diaper on and sometimes when I am nursing him to sleep he is fidgety and he will pop off and say "I need to pee" and I treat it like he is not wearing a diaper "I say ok quick lets get on the potty" I have a small Ikea potty under his crib that I can pull put and get him on it so no need to turn on lights go out of bedroom etc. Taking the diaper off and putting it on a again is a hassle (which is why I am looking at some kind of pull-up) but I do not want him to get used to peeing while awake in his bed in any kind of garment.<br><br>
I have heard of people getting up and putting there child on the potty a few times during the night but DS would freak out if I tried that and he would not sleep through it he would be awake and mad. He has woken a few times on his own and told me he had to pee or one time poo and I got up with him and got him on the potty and he did go to the bathroom. But I seriously do not think he will be able to stay dry at night until he develops that skill which I have read that night time bladder control dosn't full kick in for some children till there 5th-6th year.<br><br>
I am just going to look for something that is easy to pull on and off and is easy on the pocket book for night times and hope that DS develops night time bladder control quickly <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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