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night time potty training
My daughter just turned two and the last few days she has gotten really good about using her potty. She does naked time most of the day when we're home so I'm not worried about the whole pants and underware part until she pees in her potty all the time. My main question is, when shes ready, how to I get her to not pee during the night or when she needs to pee to get me and go to her potty? Right now I just put a diaper on her at nap time and bed time. Any suggestions would be great. This is my first potty training trip so I look forward to hearing some feed back.
When she's ready she should start staying dry through the night all by herself. You can try not giving her anything to drink an hour or two before bed time, but you'll know when she's ready because she'll wake up dry. Until then, there isn't really anything you can do to help her. As she progresses with her potty training she may start waking up to go potty in the middle of the night. My daughter would start crying if she needed to go or if she peed in her training pants. You might try switching to training pants instead of diapers to get her more excited about potty training and being a big girl. It might help her to try not to pee while she's sleeping.
There's not much you can do to encourage nighttime dryness. Just like with daytime potty training, it's a skill your child has to master in her own time. I suggest using disposable training pants instead of diapers and when she starts waking up dry, you'll know she's capable of doing it. You can try to not give her anything to drink for at least an hour before she goes to sleep, that should help keep her dry.