I asked this yesterday but didn't get many responses so I figured I'll try again.
My 8 year old daughter (i am 25) has serious medical problems involving going to the bathroom - she's totally incontinent and also has little to no bladder control. Basically she goes to the bathroom the moment she senses the need...she can't hold it. Obviously this creates lots of problems on trips/etc.
Me and her are going to be going on a very long, 10 hour car trip together...so of course she is going to be in trouble bathroom-wise. She will be wearing diapers and using them throughout the trip, because there's just no other way. I know having to use diapers/etc makes her really, really embarrassed, so I have an idea. Even though I have no trouble holding it and going to the bathroom, perhaps I could wear a diaper and use it just like her? Then she would feel better im sure if an adult like her mother was using a diaper too.
What do you guys think? I think it would make her feel more "normal." What I would probably do is use the bathroom on designated food/gas stops, but otherwise make no special stops for me to go to the bathroom..and just use the diaper when I need to.
Asked by Anonymous at 6:35 PM on May. 30, 2011 in Travel
I think you are such a sweet and sensitive mom to do something such as wearing a diaper yourself to make your daughter feel okay about wearing one. :-)
Answer by Ashoonik at 6:41 PM on May. 30, 2011
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