Let’s say diapers; no! ; Or how to wean a child from diapers
There comes a time when every parent is faced with the task of beginning to wean a child from diapers. And the first question that arises in the majority – at what age do it better and easier and how does it do it right?
Twenty years ago, our mothers and grandmothers were convinced; the earlier the better. Of course, because before there were no diapers, so make life easier for moms and dads. There were gauze diapers, which had to endlessly wash, dry, iron. Therefore, it was quite natural to strive to quickly teach the baby to go to the pot.
Now most of the children’s doctors say in one voice that it is better to teach a child to do without a diaper after reaching two – two and a half years. They justify this by the fact that by this age the baby is beginning to realize his needs.
But this does not exclude the transition from a diaper to a pot and before, months from nine, and a little later, a year or three. The later you begin to wean the crumbs from the diaper, the easier and faster it will be.
The most important thing is a patient and attentive attitude towards the baby.
It is advisable to pay attention to some of the signs that show that the time has come for us to disaccustom from the diaper.
- You have watched your baby and see that he goes to the toilet at regular intervals. That is, a certain regime was developed. Usually this happens after waking from sleep and after eating.
- The kid can remove and dress (or at least try) panties, panties on his own.
- Can cry, cry, show other actions that he is wet, that he does not like being in a dirty diaper.
- The diaper stays dry for 2 hours.
- Krokh knows the names of body parts, garments.
Consider several ways to wean a child from a diaper.
Before you begin to wean, introduce the baby with the pot. Explain that here he will write and croak, tell me the sounds (a, a, pi), with which he can give a sign that it’s time to go to the toilet.
We read an article on the topic of teaching a child to a pot; http://razvitie-krohi.ru/razvitie-rebenka-do-goda/kak-priuchit-rebenka-k-gorshku.html
It is not difficult to exclude a child from a diaper. The main thing is not to hurry up and not listen to friendly grandmothers, girlfriends and neighbors advising almost from the diaper to teach the baby to ask for a pot. Wait until the child is physiologically and psychologically ready to give up the diaper. And safely put the crumbs to sleep without a diaper.
We've given you a link above to an article about how to accustom a child to a pot for 7 days, but if you want to, watch several videos on the topic: