One of the most talked about topics related to babies and toddlers is nappies. Full nappies, empty nappies and even the consistency of the content in the nappy. People without kids often ask you, “How do you cope with dirty nappies?”.
Well, as you know you just do, (or should I say doodoo) although it’s not so bad early on. The diet of an infant only consists of milk and changing nappies is not too confronting. Smelly poos tend to get worse at the age of 4-6 months when you start to introduce solids and purees.
Then they get to toddlers and their diet is pretty much the same as yours and if you leave a dirty nappy on the change table for a few hours it can bring tears to your eyes. Gagging for fresh air you think to yourself, “It must be time to toilet train”.
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A lot of parents look to start toilet training from 18- 24 months and some even try when they’re still crawling but the truth is, there is no real rule. The best time is when your toddler is ready. It’s important not to be forceful. [Read more...]