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Doctor insights on: Use Of Underwear To Potty Train

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What's the best way to potty train? Is it really leaving your child without a diaper or underwear?

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 more

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What is a good way to potty train my son?

What is a good way to potty train my son?

?? 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

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What are the most effective ways to potty train?

What are the most effective ways to potty train?

Make her want it: My experience is that kids truly can potty train when they care if they are wet most of the time. When they want to be immediately changed 80-90% of the time, they generally can be trained within about 2 weeks. This stage of development does have variability, generally anywhere from 18mos- 3 years. Remember, nobody goes to kindergarten in diapers. All kids train, if healthy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to potty train a child before the age of one?

Is it possible to potty train a child before the age of one?

Remember: Potty traing really means that the child never wet or soils themselves.This requires maturity of the nervous system, feeling the urge, being able to control it and wanting to avoid being wet. ! year olds do not have the tools to do this. Aiming the child and catching the urine in the potty is not "potty training". ...Read more

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How will i know my child is ready to potty train?

How will i know my child is ready to potty train?

Potty training: He will start to stay dry for longer periods of time when it comes time for a stool he will start going through a "ritual dance" before having a stool. ...Read more

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How to potty train a one and ahalf baby?

How to potty train a one and ahalf baby?

A toddler who walks: from room to room, pulls his/her pants & pull-up or underpants down & says "pee-pee", "poo-poo" or potty to indicate he/she senses the urge to "go" is ready for daytime toilet training. If not, you may create a behavior problem . There's no harm in putting a potty chair in the bathroom for the child to sit on while you model using the toilet, but don't force the child to sit on it. ...Read more

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How to potty train your challenged child?

How to potty train your challenged child?

You can't make him!!: First be sure your child is ready. Get a potty chair to practice. Ask your child to let you know when the diaper is wet or dirty. Set aside some time for the process, catch the child in the act of pooping, offer small rewards, never force a child but you can coax him/her gently.Never punish and have patience, it will happen. ...Read more

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Average age to potty train?

Average age to potty train?

2-4 years: About 50 % of 2 year olds are mature enough to train, 75% of 3 year olds and 90 % of 4 year olds. ...Read more

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How can I potty train my child with developmental disabilities?

Patiently...: Toilet {or "potty"} training is difficult in and of itself; throwing any disability into the mix adds another level of difficulty. Sometimes the 'team' approach is best; and positive reinforcement is helpful. I do not know the exact nature of the disability so i cannot be more specific except do draw from my own parenting experience...When your child is ready then it happens; and not before. ...Read more

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