pee training

Kausar - posted on 01/10/2014 ( 3 moms have responded )




My baby is 7 months old and she used to pee on bed and after that she getting cold and started sneezing and while I switch yo diapers she gets a diaper rashes and diaper rashes cream is of no use how should I train her for pee


Angela - posted on 01/10/2014




A child has no concept of toilet training before the age of 18 months but more likely 2 years old. And the older they are when you train them, the faster they learn. It is NOT a race either - anyone's child learns at their own rate regardless of how fast someone else's child learned or how young someone else's child learned.

There is no way you can "train" a child who is only 7 months. You can certainly have the pot ready to "catch" either urine passed or a bowel motion made - for your own convenience. However, this only works if the child has regular, predictable passing of urine or stools - and it is NOT "training" - it's just being lucky enough to catch something with good timing!

You need to use nappies/diapers. A child WILL get diaper rash if they're not changed regularly.

You can use disposable diapers for convenience or washable ones to save money - BUT you MUST change regularly. Using 6 diapers is the absolute MINIMUM in 24 hours. If you cannot afford to buy enough disposable diapers for regular changing or you cannot be bothered to regularly wash & dry cloth diapers for regular changing, your child will get a sore bottom. And consistent poor routine with the changing of diapers (not changing them often enough) means that diaper rash will not be treated effectively by creams for this purpose because the root cause of the rash (child's diaper not getting changed frequently enough) is still there.

A child does not need to be clad in a nappy or diaper the whole time though. Leaving a baby bare-bottomed and kicking freely on a waterproof mat is good and lets the air get to their skin. However, they need to be diapered when going anywhere - and you cannot leave a bare bottomed child kicking on the mat for more than about one hour tops!

Generally though, there is no way of "toilet/potty training" an infant of only 7 months. So it's a matter of diapers, good hygiene and regular changing.

I suspect what I've said in this post is not what you wanted to hear.


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♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 01/10/2014




Some children are sensitive to the chemicals used in manufactured diapers. Try cloth and talcum powder rather than disposables and creams. And 10 diapers in 24 hours is about the norm.

Kausar - posted on 01/10/2014




I used to change her atleast 10 diapers in 24 hours and applying diaper rash cream as well

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