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Toilet Training Tips

For most children, toilet training is a major accomplishment of the toddler period. Around 18 Toilet Training Tipsmonths of age, toddlers start to recognize the sensations that accompany urination and defecation.

They may clutch at themselves, momentarily stop playing, or even go off into a corner. Most children this age know the words for body wastes and are aware that they "go pee pee" and "poop." This awareness alone will not result in toilet training.

Last Updated - 19th March 2006

A few other things to keep in mind: Children tend to achieve bowel control as long as six months before bladder control. Also, girls become trained a bit sooner than boys. It is a good idea to start toilet training during a period when the child is in a relatively compliant phase. Of course, it's hard to predict when (or if) such a phase will occur, but you will get much better results if you start training when your child is being generally cooperative than during a stubborn period.

Once your child is on the way to being trained, expect some setbacks in times of stress. Also, toileting, like eating, is an area you should try to keep free of power struggles. If your child regresses, be patient and matter-of-fact, and remember that virtually all children are out of diapers soon after age three.

Signs Of Readiness

Your child may be ready to start toilet training when he:

Training Tips

Here are some general guidelines for toilet training. You may want to follow some of these steps and omit others, and you may develop your own techniques that work particularly well with your child. Before your child starts toilet training, be sure your sitter or day-care provider knows how you want to proceed.

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