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5 Year Old Who Still Wears Diapers
My 5 year old nephew wont use bathroom...He still wears diapers what can we do to get him to use bathroom?
Toilet training: There are numerous ways to toilet train your child. Speak to your physician about individual techniques. ...Read more
I'm 22 years old & wear diapers. I have incontinence but still control my bowels, it bothers me while sleeping. How can I lose control so I can sleep?
Toilet Training: Have set times to sit on toilet: first waking up, after breakfast, before and after lunch, mid-afternoon before nap, after nap, before and after supper, before bath and bedtime. Take to store and have child pick out favorite underwear, then remind child that the underwear do not like to get wet or dirty, and keep the underwear happy. Read the different children's books that discuss potty training. ...Read more
Are you reinforcing : The behavior by going into his room or allowing him in your bed? Tell him the new routine-a book, a good-night kiss , then you expect him to stay in his bed till am. When he wakes & cries, don't go in his room. If he comes out, walk him back in. Don't talk or make eye contact. Frequency & intensity of protest first increase, then extinguish if you consistently ignore them. See aap.Org for more tips. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Although, the direct answer to this question is yes, i'd strongly recommend that she seek medical attention to determine the cause of her bed wetting. ...Read more
It has been 9 months since my otherwise healthy 3.5 year old had her t&a's removed. She still snores like a grown man. should I be concerned?
Why would a 5 year old still have a soft spot on his head my sons 5 years old and he still has his sof spot on top of his head like a baby dose
See your doctor.: The soft spot (fontanelle) should close between 1 and 2 years of age. There are various medical conditions that can cause it to remain open longer. I encourage you to see your child's doctor as soon as possible to evaluate this issue. Good luck! ...Read more
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