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<p>Hi everyone. Long time, no see LOL!</p>
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<p>I need some advice on potty training an almost 3 year old.  My neice, Brianna, has only actually gone in the potty maybe three times in one year, mostly by accident while she has been sitting on the potty.  Because of the cost, my sister and I have put her back into disposable diapers again, because Pull-Ups were getting too expensive, especially since she was just messing in them all the time.</p>
<p>   I have noticed a whole lot that when my neice says that she is wet, when I go to change her, she is bone dry.  The opposite happens when I ask if she is dry, she will say yes, and the diaper is soaking wet!</p>
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<p>Could this be because she can't distinguish between wet and dry with disposables?  She is currently going back and forth between Pampers and Huggies diapers (depending on what's on sale). </p>
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<p>Since I take care of her most of the time, while my sister is at work, I was wondering if I should use cloth diapers on her when she is at my apartment?  Would these help her distinguish between wet and dry enough that it would make potty training easier?  What are some good, but inexpensive brands of cloth diapers for a toddler who is in size 4 diapers?</p>
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<p>Hmm. I'm not there yet in age but I think the frequent change up in diapering might be throwing her off. If I were you I'd stick to one type of undergarment so she knows how they feel and how to work them. DD is 2 and we started using pull ups so she could start to comprehend how they come off and on and she's nowhere near using the potty yet. I think continuity is important. Imagine driving the same car everyday and then having to switch ... sure it works the same but it takes time to transition.</p>
 

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<p>my soon to be 3 year old wears sandy's motherease bamboo.  They have cotton too.  They are fairly inexpensive and really absorbant.  They also pull on and off like undies, or unsnap for the messy accidents.  we use a dappi nylon cover over them.  Those are really cheap too.  It helped him soooo much to be in cloth. </p>
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<p>you can often find them used on the diaperswappers.com FSOT website.</p>
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<p>new sandy's are here - <a href="http://www.mother-ease.com/cloth-diapers/SandysDiapers" target="_blank">http://www.mother-ease.com/cloth-diapers/SandysDiapers</a></p>
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<p>and dappi with free shipping is here - <a href="http://www.nickisdiapers.com/dappi-nylon-pants-2pack.html" target="_blank">http://www.nickisdiapers.com/dappi-nylon-pants-2pack.html</a></p>
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