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My Daughter Is Potty Train But Wet Her Pant
Signs of readiness: are being able to walk from room to room, pull diaper, pull-pants up & down, be dry for 2 hours, say "potty" or other word to indicate she senses the urge to go. Between 18 mos.-3 yrs., let her sit on a potty, clothed, while you model using the toilet. Pushing it creates behavior problems. Buy a Little Looster stool. Read http://m.kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/behavior/toilet_teaching.html ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Let her dictate: You can't force potty training. Offer her the opportunity to sit on the potty, especially after meals, prop her feet up on a little stool, set up a rewards system (a star chart), leave some books by the potty. But you can't make her sit, or sit until she goes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Daughter is 3yr. 2 mon. Old. Still won't potty train. I've tried everything! pees on potty at times. But, won't tell me when she has to go. Help?!
I need advice on how to potty train my daughter who is speech delayed and will be 3 in july. She won't tell me when she needs to go potty. Advice?
More: Dr franz gave excellent information. But never underestimate the broad spectrum of a toddler's non-verbal communication. Given that the child is language delayed, knowing her "body language" will be of tremendous help, not only for potty training, but for language development. Since there is some developmental delay, be very patient to avoid frustrating the child. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend has a daughter who will be 5 years soon. He said he discovered a kind of discharge from the girl's pant. This is been on for days now.
Vaginal discharge: The discharge is vaginal and the child probably has an infection secondary to poor wiping. See a doctor for evaluation and therapy. ...Read more
?? age & development: What is his age? Is he verbal? Has he shown any interest in using the potty? These are important questions prior to potty training. If he is over 2, verbal and interested then start by putting contents of his diaper in potty, take him to the potty with you and provide positive reinforcement for using underwear and successfully using the potty. ...Read more
Need more info.: Why are you potty training them? My general answer is around two years old take the child to the potty every two hours from sunup to sundown. Have then it for a few minutes. It is the repetition that helps them know when they ave to go.Averages a month for pee and poop is usually a little longer. ...Read more
No: 3 year olds can be quite defiant and oppositional. The more you push, the more they may be stubborn. Make it available to him or her, and then back off for a couple of months. Get some fun books that make toilet flushing noises, invite child into bathroom to mimic mom or dad. Do fun things like try to sink the cheerio or toilet tissue. Applaud success but don't comment at al on failures. ...Read more
Toilet training: It is difficult to train an anxious child. Surely, he should not be coerced or forced to use the potty if he does not want too. Just back off for now and try again in a month or so. Giving rewards may also work when he is ready and willing, he will surprise you. ...Read more
What's the best way to potty train? Is it really leaving your child without a diaper or underwear?
No: Gradually introduce patient to the potty. Make sure it is a comfortable experience. Sit him/her on the potty when you expect results and lots of praise. Children essential train themselves. The less effort we make the better. He/she will soon associate the potty as the place to pee or poop and will indicate their needs. Have books and toys available. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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