Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Daphne | 2010-01-14


Potty training

My son of 2,5 years seems to be toilet resistant. He refuses to use the toilet with ot without the special seat, refuses to use the potty and now what?

He can clearly hold it in as he had numerous dry nappies after naps and in the mornings and he knows about using it and watches Mommy and Daddy using it but he does not seem interested.

Should I worry?

Expert's Reply



Boys are sometimes much slower than little girls of the same age to learn about potty training.This is the time that your son does need to learn about using the potty. Give him a complete 10 day break from training and don't even mention the word potty during that time.Then start all over again.Reward every success and praise him even if he just sits on the potty.Tell him what a big boy he is. Read all you can about potty training on our site and on the internet.

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