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Can A Child Not Potty Trained Attend Kindergarten
?: Not sure i understand question. Why back in diapers if potty trained? ...Read more
Child almost 5 still wets to bed but potty trained at 2 any suggestions on bed wetting &is this normal at her age? She is upset when pees at night
Enuresis: Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) in a 5 year old is likely to resolve as she matures, discuss simple techniques with your pediatrician or see a urologist for treatment options. Bedwetting alarms, evening fluid restrictions or prescription DDAVP are all appropriate considerations at this age and older. ...Read more
Get excited: Help your child get excited about this next big step. In the month before attending school put a little more structure into their day with some time for arts and crafts, reading books, quiet time, practice writing name, etc. This will help prepare them for some of the activities kindergarten will have. If possible figure out what friends will be in their class and schedule a couple play dates. ...Read more
Whats the normal age to start potty training my son? He's 19months old now and i feel like he should be potty trained?
Around 2: Most kids train around their second birthday. However, with any developmental milestone, age varies from child to child. You should not "expect" him to be trained by now, nor can he sing the national anthem yet. But he may be showing signs of interest, and then it's ok to start working with him. Many toddlers show some initial interest and then back away. Be patient and work with them, not against. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Reward socialization: "outsourcing", i.e. Putting up a social construct. "honey, [your best friend's] playgroup wants to have you come, but they don't want to have to deal with dirty diapers". See what you can do about making simple rewards in the social sphere, ones pertinent to her interest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I know my two year old is ready to be potty trained? Tried previously and was not successful
Potty training: If the child wakes up dry in the morning then neurologically they are mature enough to start working on toilet training. Remember to pick your battles - if it becomes a battle of wills the child is going to win this one. Use positive reinforcement and rewards, make a game of the process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter was potty trained at 3yrs old thean had a major relapse now she's 4 years old and wants nothing to do with the party at all .Help plz!
Potty training: Potty training is just that, training. Start by taking your child to the potty every 2-3 hrs wether they need to go or not and have them sit for a spell. Make it a fun thing to do by using some of their favorite toys in association with this "training". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal, but: It is stressful to parent and kindergarten represents a separation where you have little control of the variables involved. Accept that you have done your best in the past to prepare the kid. Proper vaccines protect against the worst issues. The kid also has some experience with germs, building an immune system from past colds and other issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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