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My lo is 15 months and when you change her you lay the diaper on the floor she walks over and sits on the diaper is she ready for potty training?
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In brief: Yes
Behvioral signs like what your mention may be the start to toilet training.
Demonstrating a desire and showing interest are positive signs. If he broadcasts his bodily functions-announcing pee and poop and bowel movements are predictable and less wet diapers are apparent-you are on your way. Despising wet and dirty diapers helps.

In brief: Yes
Behvioral signs like what your mention may be the start to toilet training.
Demonstrating a desire and showing interest are positive signs. If he broadcasts his bodily functions-announcing pee and poop and bowel movements are predictable and less wet diapers are apparent-you are on your way. Despising wet and dirty diapers helps.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ready to try:
Get a potty and see what she does with it - readiness for training is highly individual.

In brief: Ready to try:
Get a potty and see what she does with it - readiness for training is highly individual.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Doubt it
Data confirm only 25% are potty trained at age 2 increasing to 75% at 3.
I see nothing in the observation you provided to suggest anything more than she understands she is having her diaper changed.

In brief: Doubt it
Data confirm only 25% are potty trained at age 2 increasing to 75% at 3.
I see nothing in the observation you provided to suggest anything more than she understands she is having her diaper changed.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
In brief: Not until she can
walk from room to room, pull her pants up & down & say " pee-pee", "poo-poo" or other words to indicate she senses the urge to "go.
" You can model using the toilet & let her sit on a potty chair if she wishes. She has learned the diaper-changing routine & seems compliant, so she can learn to drink from an open-mouth cup, feed herself with a spoon, point to 3 body parts & 3 pictures in a book.

In brief: Not until she can
walk from room to room, pull her pants up & down & say " pee-pee", "poo-poo" or other words to indicate she senses the urge to "go.
" You can model using the toilet & let her sit on a potty chair if she wishes. She has learned the diaper-changing routine & seems compliant, so she can learn to drink from an open-mouth cup, feed herself with a spoon, point to 3 body parts & 3 pictures in a book.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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