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Avoiding changing table accidents.

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Bernadette Lynn_ Home Educator

If you avoid changing babies' nappies immediately after a feed, they are less likely to have accidents on the changing mat or parent. Eating or drinking stimulates the bowel, so dirty nappies usually occur just after a feed.

If you wish to avoid dirty nappies, sit your baby on a potty after every meal (once they can sit up on their own), and read them a story, or give them some toys. After a remarkably short time even tiny babies become conditioned to using the potty, and will rarely soil their nappies. Of course there are still accidents, teething nappies and tummy bugs, but one dirty nappy a week is a vast improvement on two or three a day, and the baby is far less likely to get nappy rash.

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