poty traineing

Annmarie - posted on 02/10/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )

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my son is 2 1/2 and is still not intrested in useing the potty. He knows when hes going #2, but tells me right before he goes and i dont have time to put him on the potty before he goes. any advice?
-Anna-

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Norma - posted on 02/13/2010

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Don't push him... He will go to the potty when he's ready. A book, a video or a potty that gets your child interested in moving on from diapers is a step in the right direction with the added advantage of making it all seem like fun. Explain the process whenever you can. I did that with my daughter and in less than a week, she was going to the potty all by herself. Your son is inevitably going to have a few accidents, when that happens, clean up the mess and no comments...Praise every effort. Hope this helps you.

Candice - posted on 02/13/2010

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what I would suggest is to send him to the potty whenever u or ur husband goes. When he does anything in the potty give him a treat. Always let him know he is doing great even when he cant go. But make him sit on the potty for atleast 3 minutes.

Sara - posted on 02/10/2010

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I would say even if he has no interest in using the potty I would take him into the bathroom when he tells you he needs to poop and if he's already made a BM in the diaper take the diaper off and show him where poop is supposed to go and explain it to him. This is how I had to do with my daughter and she's doing the BM thing good i'm having trouble with the peeing on the potty

Good Luck!

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