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what is toilet training resistance

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Valerie Hines
16 years experience Pediatrics
No Potty for me!: Children who refuse to be toilet trained. They either wet themselves, soil themselves or try to hold back their bowel movements. Most common cause of ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
28 years experience Pediatrics
: Age 2.: T 18 months, most toddlers are not yet showing signs that they are ready for toilet training. When toddlers report to parents that they have wet or so ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience Pediatrics
Let child dictate: Children often begin to show interest in the bathroom between ages 2 and 3. Girls often times earlier than boys. When this happens make sure you tal ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
33 years experience Pediatrics
Behavior modificatio: Young children learn to control their sphincters as they get older. Toilet training involves the learning of the steps involved, from learning to pul ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Toilet: Not a cause, but faulty training can result in enuresis or encopresis or obstinence with oppositional defiant acts later on.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
28 years experience Pediatrics
Praise.: Buy a potty chair and leave it in a room in which your child usually plays. It is important not to put too many demands on the child or shame the chil ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
28 years experience Pediatrics
Show them.: Toddlers are naturally curious about the use of the bathroom by other people. Let them watch you or other family members use the toilet. It is importa ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Wuarin
23 years experience Psychiatry
Varies: Most children can beging toilet training between 9-15 months. There are many variables and often they learn by observing others, for example in day ca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Diaper: Wear underwear, but teach him to ask for a diaper to "poo". Once he is dry, there are ways to wean him from the diaper.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armand Gonzalzles
45 years experience Pediatrics
Holding stool : Frequently toddlers will hold their stool during potty training. They will pee in the potty but prefer the diaper for stools. The reasons are comfort ... Read More
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