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What are the Best Cloth Trainers?

What are the Best Cloth Trainers?

You loved your cloth diapers and now it’s time to graduate to cloth trainers. But what kind do you buy? This is definitely a subjective question because potty training experiences run the gamut. Choosing the right trainer will be based upon your child’s age, size and particular needs, and you might find the need to use something different as your child progresses to subsequent stages. Here’s a quick rundown of the basic types and what situations they work best for. Pocket Trainers: These work well for mothers who are used to using pocket diapers, but want a style that’s easier to pull up and down on an active toddler. You can stuff whatever you want in the pocket to adjust the absorbency level; these can even be used overnight. And later on, when your child has almost “graduated,” you can leave the trainer completely unstuffed. Pocket trainers are usually highly adjustable with snapping sides plus a snap-down rise which grows with your toddler. Examples include Kissaluvs, Sunbaby, Super Undies, Grovia My Choice and Baby Beduga. Trainers with Inserts: These come in sets, with a shell plus inserts that snap in. … Continue reading

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Methods and Tips for Potty Training Success!

Methods and Tips for Potty Training Success!

Eventually the time comes for you to say goodbye to your cloth diapers and hello to potty training (or potty learning as some like to call it). There are many theories behind the best way to make it happen. Choose the method that fits best with your parenting style and your child. No one knows your child better than you. Potty training can be very stressful on both the parent and the child, so be sure you are both ready to take on the task! If you both are ready, things will go much smoother. Three Day Boot Camp This method of training is an intense way to quickly teach your child to use the potty. The goal is to have your child completely daytime potty trained in three days time. This method involves spending all day at home, one on one, with your child. Every 15 minutes (or so) a timer goes off and your child must go to the potty. You spend the day filling your child full of liquids to keep them needing to use the bathroom. Rewards happen every time there is a successful potty visit. … Continue reading

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One of the Down Sides of Potty Training After Cloth Diapers