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Wetting through diapers

My 20 mo. old son wets through his diapers at night. Sometimes he wakes up to be changed and sometimes not but he will have a huge wet spot first. What can I do to help with this? He insists on drinking lots of water before bed and again when he gets changed at night. Not sure if this is normal.

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booandbity

Asked by booandbity at 2:37 PM on Sep. 3, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Change the brand or use 1 size up at night.
    ZachsMom325

    Answer by ZachsMom325 at 2:40 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • huggies are good
    2.tyme.mom-2-be

    Answer by 2.tyme.mom-2-be at 2:41 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • I agree I love huggies
    ZachsMom325

    Answer by ZachsMom325 at 2:43 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • You may have to cut down on his water intake at bedtime. Just be sure he gets enough throughout the day. It may piss him off for a while, but he'll get the hang of it.

    I also agree, if you aren't already using huggies, try them out. We used those on our son since birth, and I've never had a problem with them leaking.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:05 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Um, cut out the liquids 1 hr before bedtime...you are the mom, enforce the rule. also what Zachsmom says about upping 1 size but I always used Parents Choice diapers without problems.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 3:06 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • My LO was wetting through hers at night. I actually bought plastic/vinyl pants and used those at night over the diaper so I didn't have to change sizes. They worked well until I ran out of the cheap diapers that someone bought for us (4 mos worth) and we went back to pampers. I work so well. I wish you luck.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 9:43 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

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