Potty training

Donna - posted on 07/30/2010 ( 1 mom has responded )

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oh my god my daughter is 23 months old and ivejust started training her she went twice in the potty and i praised her gave her a big hug and lots of kissed and told her how good she was and i tought this is it well be flying now, this is not the case every time i ask her does she want to go to the potty she tells me now

i feel like im doing somethin wrong its like shes holdin it in cos as soon as i put the pull up on she goes, and ive tried the pants but she wont have any of it i need help

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Louise - posted on 07/31/2010

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To potty train do not use pull ups at all. Have lots and lots of pants. A pull up is to much like a nappy to a toddler and they will just wee in it as they have for the last couple of years. Take her to the potty every 20 minutes until she pees and then wait an hour and then go every 20 minutes again. It may be that she is just not ready to potty train yet. If she is getting stressed out then wait a few more weeks and try again. The adverage age for successful potty training is about 2.5.

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