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DD is now in underpants all day, including nap time. I am putting a Pull-Up on her at night. My reasoning was that when I was still using our cloth at night, she would say "Mommy, diapers are for babies". She calls a Pull-Up "nightime underpants." My thought was that by still using a diaper, I would be sabotaging her using the potty during the day. Maybe, there is something cloth for at night that doesn't look like a diaper, but is still absorbent? She is still wet at night. Any thoughts?....
 

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When DD originally potty trained, we went to disposables at night (as to not have to wash cloth anymore). Then DS was born, so we went back to cloth at night. Now she doesn't want us putting her diaper/panties on her anymore, so she is wearing a Pull-Ups at night. She said she would wear cloth, just one she can put on herself. So, I'm thinkabout getting a Happy Heiny's Trainer, but am waiting to find out if the Medium will fit her (30-40 lbs, she is 38), because I can't find any for sale in a large. They are a pocket diaper sewed underwear style, so I think it would do good.<br><br>
Any other ideas?<br><br>
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I recently saw a post where someone was using Liz's Cloth side snap diapers as training pants. They just snapped them loose enough that the child could pull them up and down like underwear themselves. Liz's Cloth have a lot of stretchiness in them, so I don't know if this would work as well with other side snap diapers.<br><br>
I hope it works, we're using them for my daughter and I love them so far. I really don't want to use Pull Ups again. I really felt like they prolonged the potty training agony.<br><br>
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It looks like MOE also has a trainer.<br><br>
Here is a discussion about them:<br><a href="http://mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?s=&threadid=80569" target="_blank">http://mothering.com/discussions/sho...threadid=80569</a><br><br>
Good luck, tell me what you decide <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
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I'm too cheap to pay 10+ dollars for a training pant. So what I did instead was buy my 4 year old ds larger underwear (in his case a size 10), then I fold a toddler cpf into thirds and place it inside the underwear. I cover it all with an XL Bummis Whisper Pant. Works great and he still feels like he's in underwear.<br><br>
The problem with Pull-ups is that they have no idea when they pee. My ds would wake up in the morning excited because he thought he'd made it through the night dry when in fact he hadn't.<br><br>
Can't wait until the day we can just do regular underwear all night. Looks like it might be a while...<br><br>
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SAHM to Noah (4), Joshua (2) and edd 10/18/03 Sarah
 

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We use "big girl nighttime pants". They are cloth training pants with a waterproof out layer that I bought at Walmart, not sure if they are Gerber, or some other brand, anywho, they were right next to the baby washcloths and plastic pants and gerber prefolds. They were very reasonable, like $8 for 3 of them I think. Anywho, they are waterproof, absorbant (although not like a diaper, but comparable to a pull-up), and they are just like underpants to my dd.
 

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I think there are some trainers on the Trading Post right now.<br><br>
You figure at least $10 a pack for each thing of Pull-ups (and that's store brand or on sale with a coupon) so 2 trainers - for just overnights - washed every other day - not too bad <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug">
 

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I'm on page 46 of the trading board with no luck so far. If anyone knows where they are, could you point them out.<br><br>
TIA,<br>
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You got it! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> That's exactly why I was so happy to find the MOE Overnight Undies for my HEAVY wetters. They needed more absorbancy and comfort than some of the cheaper version trainers for nighttime. We'd tried the WalMart cloth brand, as well as Dappi, but they both leaked for my gals and were way too snug to be comfy, and the rough elastic at the waist and legs left red marks as well as a rash on them. So, I was using Pull-Ups for day (for my special needs 4yo) and GoodNights for night. SO pricey, but they were all that both fit comfortably, left no leaks, and allowed DDs to still feel independent since they could easily pull them up and down (unlike diapers).<br><br>
By washing the MOE Overnight Undies and the one Trainer we have so far and reusing them instead of purchasing more Pull-Ups and GoodNights, they have almost paid for themselves already. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I use the Gerbers for my ds at nite. They are *not* absorbant enough, so I either put in a folded wash cloth or a folded microfiber towel. The gerbers are cheap though, I think $6 for a pack of 2. I bought 3 packs because if DS wakes during the nite he takes the wet ones off.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes">:
 

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The problem I have with diapers and home made solutions like the diaper in the underwear, is that my daughter cannot easily remove these to go to the bathroom by herself and then put it back on. A doubler or prefold inside something will become misplaced if she pulls it all off and she needs my help getting the whole thing back on. She is not likely to bother with it at all in the middle of the night, but rather pee in it.<br>
I really want to try the MOE ones, but am really unsure on the sizing. With my luck, the sizing will have changed when I order them and I'll have gotten them WAY too big.<br>
Jess, what size do you think I should get for my 5 year old? She wears size 4 underwear typically. Some size 4 underwear actually are too big on her, though, like Old Navy's.
 

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Holly,<br><br>
I got the 4/6 for my big 4 year old (she normally wears a size 5 in pants, she's catching up to her big sis in the height dept. fast!) in both the overnight undies and the daytime trainer, and the 6/8 in the overnight undies for my average sized 6 year old (she wears a 6/7 size undie during the day, and like for your dd, the size depends on the brand). But, I found that they both run small (in the area right where the elastic is - the leg holes and the waist), because the 6/8 fits my 4 year old much more comfortably and look more like fit of underwear.<br><br>
The 4/6 'fits' DD#2 on the largest snap setting, but it is pretty snug when on (that didn't seem make it difficult for her to get on and off, but I worry about the comfort factor, especially since she'd be sleeping in it and compressing the elastic, kwim?).<br><br>
The 6/8 fits my 6 yo perfectly around waist, but I think I could have gone up to the 8/10 for more room in the legholes. Right now they are a 'just fit' there, but if she has a growth spurt, she'd need the next size up for comfort. When that happens though, I'm fortunate that since they are gender neutral, I can just pass the pairs down to dd#2 and/or hold onto them for the future for ds.<br><br>
So if you are deciding between the 2/4 and the 4/6 since your dd typically wears a size 4, I'd say definitely go to the 4/6. The snaps make them adjustable and then she'd have a bit of room to grow into them.
 

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I'm actually wondering if I should get her the 6/8, since you say they fit your 4 year old well! kwim? grrr. Too bad they didn't have the sizing down before coming out with these. If they had a size chart with measurements on their site, it would also make it easier.
 
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