potty training!!!! my 18 month son will tinkle but not poo in the potty.....

Michelle - posted on 02/26/2009 ( 6 moms have responded )

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my son has been doing really good about peeing in the potty but he just will not poo. i let him sit there for 15 min!! the second i put his pants back on he goes! any ideas? im at a loss! lol

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Crystal - posted on 02/26/2009

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I had this problem until about 1.5 weeks ago. Then he just went. we went cold turkey straight into undies and he still went in his undies a few times. one mom suggested to me to make him clean his own dirty undies and that worked for her, she said her son told her that was gross and for fear of doing it again he started using the toilet. Your son is still young so the fact that he's going pee already is great. He may not realize when he has to go poop, also I know my son liked the warmth of it as gross as it is. its a different sensation plus with the cold toilet water plashing on them since they're far away from the water maybe a turn off from going also. good luck

Danielle - posted on 02/26/2009

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the pleasure of pooping dosn't come normaly for kids untill they are two or three. Untill then they think its somthing bad cuz it kinda hurts... that' s why they hid when they have to go. So just give him time maybe he'll come around to it with some encouragement. Don't force him tho cuz that will only have negitive affects!



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Michelle - posted on 02/27/2009

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thank you all for your help!!! i was just getting so frustrated lol. his favorite time is bath time lol hell poo in the bath tub but not in the potty......ill put him on his potty if i see him pushin, but hell hold it in. the second he gets back in the bath hell go! any suggestions for what i can do about that?

Melanie - posted on 02/26/2009

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My 3 year old daughter does the same thing.  I'm amazed that your son is using the potty so young!  Don't worry, it'll happen eventually, this is just one of those things you have to wait for, because only they can control it!  My older son did the same thing, but he eventually got the hang of it.  Don't push him too much, or he may start to hold it, and if he becomes constipated, it makes it hurt, which will just make him more determined not to go!

Keri - posted on 02/26/2009

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A lot of boys don't learn potty training until they are 3 years old. So you are doing really well! Just keep doing what you are doing and let time do the rest.

Chantelle - posted on 02/26/2009

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it will take time same thing happened with my son it took about two good months after peeing on the potty to actually go number 2

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