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Pee Pee Teepees: Ga Ga or Gag?

Once on the changing table, baby boys sometimes like to shower their parents with, well, not love or affection, but urine!

Hence, the invention of the Pee Pee Teepee ($15). These make a great little present topper, but are they really useful?

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mousespotter mousespotter 8 years
My husband laughed when I got these as a gift, but they were actually quite handy and cute. Whenever I use a small towel or tissue, my son tries to grab and put it in his mouth. These he leaves alone, not sure why...
t0xxic t0xxic 8 years
Heres my tip keep your mouth closed an all is good.
Brandi13jrm Brandi13jrm 8 years
I bought these for my second son, they don't work very well, they are too small, do not stay in place and once they have been washed once they don't maintain the same "tee pee" shape. When changing a boy just put an open, clean diaper over his privates... it worked just fine for both of my boys.
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I think it's stupid. For starters, a good stream of urine would knock that thing right off. I agree about just putting another diaper or a burp cloth over it. Getting a urine stream baptism is just part of having a boy, in my opinion. I couldn't care less if they pee on me.
crystalvillage06 crystalvillage06 8 years
This is so funny but I don't think when my son was wearing diapers it would have done any good. If any of my friends ever have a boy I might buy it for a laugh though.
ladybugrenee ladybugrenee 8 years
oh god! this is one reason im hoping for a GIRL! lol
AujahAcorn AujahAcorn 8 years
i PICKED SOME OF THESE UP FOR MY BESTFRIEND AND SHE SAID THAT THEY DO NOT WORK AND ITS HARD TO USE. BUT IT SURE GOT A BIG LAUGH AT HER BABY SHOWER. IT WAS WORTH HER SMILE.
Livvy-P Livvy-P 8 years
I am all for buying every cute, gimmicky thing that comes on the market for my kids, but I just refused to buy this for my son (Who is 5 months). He squirms all over the place! There is no way that this would stay put. Also, I've heard from other people who have been suckered into buying it that if your baby has a strong, uh, stream (?!) that it can get knocked off. Your best bet is either a diaper, or burp cloth.
JessBear JessBear 8 years
I babysat a TON growing up, but for some reason, I only ever sat for girls (not by choice, just odd chance). Add to that a complete lack of knowledge of the male anatomy, and, growing up, I was TERRIFIED of one day being peed on. If I'd known about these as a teen, I probably would have bought them for babysitting. But now, well, I'm a bit smarter than that. :)
actorgirl21 actorgirl21 8 years
But you all have to admit, it's cute and a little funny. Like some of you have said, it would be a great shower gift, but it's probably not too practical.
LovinLivin LovinLivin 8 years
Looks like a waste of cash. If you have a little boy then you just get used to the idea that he may just squirt you sometime, just get over it LOL.
amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 8 years
I have a little boy. We managed to make it through diaper changes without this.I think it would be really hard to keep it on. My child is just now sitting through the change and soon, he will be using the real toilet. THis is more work than it's worth
mizkokinut mizkokinut 8 years
they don't work very well.
cbgmick cbgmick 8 years
I guess it's kind of cute if you were including part of a baby boy gift basket ... BUT in real life... Just throw a cloth diaper or wash cloth over him as you change his diaper. This is easier than trying to fit a cone (and believe me... you have to be pretty quick getting him covered simultaneously while taking the diaper off as the cool air is what triggers this!!!)
txlatina txlatina 8 years
I bought something called wee blocks for my son, you can get them for $10 at babies r us. I had girls before him so I was paranoid about getting peed on. Honestly, I've never had to use them because he only pees in his diaper. My baby's so smart! lol
txlatina txlatina 8 years
I bought something called wee blocks for my son, you can get them for $10 at babies r us. I had girls before him so I was paranoid about getting peed on. Honestly, I've never had to use them because he only pees in his diaper. My baby's so smart! lol
girlabouttown girlabouttown 8 years
trust me, it happens way too fast to grab a silly cone to protect yourself.
rgrl rgrl 8 years
Funny idea, but I don't know if I would think of using it. I do have a boy, but I just learned to be careful. Plus they wiggle around so much that wouldn't stay on for too long.
bonitama bonitama 8 years
My sister bought these for me when I had my little boy - definitely useful. I like to put a few in the diaper bag and have them for one I am on the road changing him in a public place. I have found them very, very usefull!
peepshow peepshow 8 years
I think it's a cute idea, but then again, I'm partial to the Airplanes-- my hubs is a student Aviator. But I don't know how useful they'd actually be. I saw them at Motherhood, and thought- how cute. But didn't buy- but maybe b/c I don't know the sex of our babe.
tiggerchick2 tiggerchick2 8 years
My sister got one at her baby shower when she was pregnant with my nephew but I am not sure if she has used it. Personally I think it is a cool idea!
outofhere outofhere 8 years
A cute baby shower gift but useless!
mamaseacat mamaseacat 8 years
I totally agree with aknitter. Use another cloth diaper to cover the little dude. What a waste! This is just another wasteful product for consumers to spend their money on.
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
a diaper works fine and is one less thng to wash or toss.
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