3 1/2 year old won't go #2 on potty

Jessica - posted on 08/17/2011 ( 1 mom has responded )




Hi all.

So I started my son potty training earlier in the year. After two weeks of willing to go thru natural child birth again before potty training, he just go it. He was doing so great.
All of a sudden a few months ago, he stopped going #2 on the potty.
He will go pee just fine. He will let me know and goes, and he loves to go outside.. on trees, rocks .. hey, I'll take it!
However, he will NOT go #2 on potty. I know when he has to go but getting him there is a battle and he will hold it. 10 minutes later its a big mess in his pants. he will even tell me he went.
I've tried the reward system... taking away his favorite toys... just about everything, you name it. It just doesn't seem to work.
I've heard from a bunch of moms w/ boys that they had similar issues and it will just "click" one day.
Does anyone have any suggestions???


Angela - posted on 08/17/2011




my son went thru the samething. for him it was like he was loosing a part of himself. for him rewards did work. i used our halloween candy as the reward. if he went #2 in the toilet then he got to pick something from poop rewarad.

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