my 21 month old son is showing all signs of potty training and when he does a wee or poo will tell me and remove his nappy. i have tried taking his nappy off and letting him use his potty. he will sit on it and tell me he doing wee wee but he hasnt actually done anything. he will then wee or poo on my floor instead. can anybody help me on what to do
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Brittney - posted on 08/14/2012
Get rid of the diapers completely and just use undies. Every time he has an accident, take him to his potty to remind him that is where potty goes. I used bare bum with my daughter and it worked like a charm. Once you get rid of the diapers, do not bring them back. It is very confusing.
Amy - posted on 08/14/2012
This is what I've been doing with my 2 1/2 year old daughter. We went shopping and I let her pick out her own big girl underwear, and then she picked out stickers. Initially I gave her a sticker just for sitting on the potty. I decided that I would just put her in her new underwear. At first she didn't get it, she would start peeing and then go sit on the potty, apparently I forgot to tell her to take her underwear off because she'd pee through her underwear.
When she wet her underwear I just changed her and reminded her that if she kept peeing in them we'd have to put a diaper back on. It's only been 2 days but she seems to have gotten it, the only problem I've encountered is car rides because she knows when she has to pedants tells us but I can't always stop right away so she gets mad when she has to pee in her diaper.