How old can my baby be without diapers?
Babies can no longer need to wear diapers when they reach a certain age. You can judge whether you need to help your baby to quit diapers based on some of the baby's behaviors. Then, how old can the baby be without diapers? How to help children quit diapers?
How old can the baby be without diapers
The baby is about to go to kindergarten at the age of 3, and before that, let him learn how to go to the toilet properly and get used to wearing panties. The current advice given by parenting experts is 1.5-2 years old. So if the baby happens to be around 2 years old and has the following behaviors, he can gradually get rid of diapers.
1. Diapers can stay dry for a long time, such as wearing them for 3 hours and they are still very clean. This situation means that the child's ability to hold back urine is gradually improving.
2. The child can sit on the small toilet alone. A small toilet can be prepared at home. If the child can sit on it steadily, then training is ready.
3. Can express their needs freely, willing to take the initiative to communicate with you, hoping that you can meet their needs. This is mainly for the child to tell you in advance that he is going to the toilet.
4. When playing, suddenly squat down to urinate. This shows that the child already knows that he needs to urinate and is willing to put down the things in his hands to solve this problem.
5. Able to respond accordingly when listening to the command of an adult. For example, if the mother asks the baby to come over, they can follow your arrangement and come over by themselves.
The hazards of wearing diapers for babies for a long time
1. Take off your "diaper" and can't take care of yourself
Dolls wearing "diapers" for a long time will give them the illusion that it is normal to stand, sit, or lie down to urinate, and it is normal to urinate without taking off their trousers. Over time, this feeling will become their fixed thinking: I am right to urinate like this! When one day I take off my diaper, when the adults tell them to squat down to urinate, their little ones The head is unacceptable. So much so that the parents said again and again that the doll still peeed his pants again and again.
2. Threatening your baby's health
Mommy will definitely not change the urine once when she puts on her baby like a diaper. Generally, the baby will be replaced when the baby feels a little heavy because of the "smelly diaper". Sometimes mommy fails to find out if the baby is "stinky", which will make the baby's little butt stay in Baba for a long time. The baby’s tender butt will feel very uncomfortable and will develop eczema. Over time, bacteria may grow and affect the baby’s health.
How to help children quit diapers
1. Preparations for quitting diapers
1. Before starting to stop diapering, let your baby watch some picture books and cartoons that teach children to use the toilet, and use a relaxed and humorous way to help him have a positive attention to the toilet, stimulate his imitation, and teach the baby to urinate You have to rely on yourself.
2. You can buy a children's toilet at home, which comfortably matches your baby's butt. You no longer need to hold it when you go to the toilet, and it can also help your baby transition to a sitting toilet smoothly.
3. Prepare a few more cotton panties so that the baby will feel wet when he wets.
4. Encourage the baby more and remember not to put too much pressure on the baby.
2. Officially start to quit diapers
First put on the baby's panties, first ask the child if he needs to urinate, and tell his mother when he needs to urinate.
Children who have just taken off their diapers are not very able to hold back their urine. They urinate very frequently. Sometimes they say they need to pee when they are in a hurry, and they urinate before they take off their pants.
It takes about 20 minutes to remind him to urinate. Remind him that he can call his mother for help when he wants to pee or if it smells bad.
Then gradually lengthen the reminder time, from 20 minutes, gradually to 30 minutes, 40 minutes...