At what age should you start to potty train?

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Brandy - posted on 04/21/2009

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I started both my children around 18-19 mnths. My son is oldest and he was potty trained at 20 mnths during the day.It took 2 weeks of using pull-ups at night after that. My daughter was trained at 22 mnths during the day but it took me 5 more mnths to get her trained at night.

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Jessica - posted on 04/21/2009

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we introduced the potty when he was 15 months old. he was very interested. we didn't push anything he just went when he wanted to go and now (well at 26 mths) he wears underwears all day, but we still put him in training pull ups at night. he's now 28 mths!

Nikki - posted on 04/19/2009

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As soon as your child can walk I'd introduce him/her to the potty. Bring them into the bathroom with you and get them familiarized with it.

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We started around 2 yrs old when he knew what it meant to be wet or stinky. He's 2 yrs. 8mos. now and finally wanting to go potty although he is very inconsistent and usually has already gone in his pullup. My daughter showed no interest until about 3 1/2 yrs. so it's different for each kid. Patience is a definite must. Good luck!

Rachael - posted on 04/19/2009

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my oldest i started at age 3 and my youngest i have just started and he justed turned 3 but just chooses not to go. he knows when he has to and will tell me after so its a bit frustrating but i would say when they start to show signs of knowing when they have to go.

Barbara - posted on 04/19/2009

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i waited untill they showed an interest in going in the potty .my oldest was trained in 6 months he started at 3 my 2nd is now 3 and is having a harder time...just dont freak out about it they will get it down when they are ready :)

Anika - posted on 04/19/2009

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I began potty training with my eldest, who is now 2, when she was 14 months old and was comfortable with walking. She showed signs she was ready, recognising when she was going for a wee etc. You are the best judge, though, whenever you think they are ready. My daughter is two yrs and 5 months and is just about fully potty trained, just have to tackle night time now.

Emma - posted on 04/19/2009

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theres nt an age really bt kids will tell u wen there ready my son did,he was 2 wen he kinda started.

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