Advice 1: How to teach a child to potty

When raising a kid is very important time to instill in him the necessary hygiene skills and, above all, to accustom him to the potty. Of course, we must try to this process was the most natural and comfortable for the baby and for mom.
How to teach a child to potty


In the first place, parents are concerned about when and how to teach a child to potty. Concerning age, the opinions of experts differ. Some believe that the attempt must have from the first months of his life, and by the year the kid should master this skill. However, most pediatricians believe that the best age period to naturally accustom the child to the potty between 18 and 24 months. At this age the children are ready to learn, and it is quick and natural. The baby can feel the discomfort of wet pants and he can shoot them he is interested in everything new and want to emulate older brothers or sisters. He is able to understand when he explained how to use the item of hygiene.


To accustom your child to the potty, watch him and you will see what time and with what regularity he goes to the toilet. Try to put him on the potty every 40 minutes, and after a NAP and food before the walk and after it. Do this carefully, exercise patience and goodwill, do not do it forcibly, otherwise the baby will resist and have to spend many months to accustom the child to the potty.


Select for baby beautiful, bright pot, which will cause his interest, music. Praise and reward him for each successful use of this piece of clothing. You can read books or toys to give while using the pot, but do not overdo it. Long to sit on it more than 7-10 minutes, harmful.


Totally abstain from diapers (in the extreme case, only at night and for a walk in the cold season). The child will not want to endure the discomfort and begin to ask for a pot. Remember that it should not be cold, too big or small, the child should be comfortable on it. The best way to teach a kid in the summer, then during the walk you will be able to continue the learning process.


Most importantly, be patient and gentle, do not scold the child for another wet his pants, then your favorite baby will quickly master this necessary skill.

Advice 2 : How to teach a child to go big on the pot

Many moms question of potty training is very serious. First, doubts about what age to start potty training. Secondly, what kind of pot to buy. And third – how to teach child to potty-at-large? Most professionals suggest to begin schooling from the age of 1.5, because before this age the child simply cannot control their urge to the toilet.
How to teach a child to go big on the pot
You will need
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The child will start to ask for a pot, if not accustomed to it. The age when the child needed to potty, became the subject of heated debate in many families. And yet here are a few points that will help you determine if you can already teach your baby to potty:
- The kid wakes up dry in the afternoon after sleep
- Can more than one or two hours to stay dry
- Able to remove and put on pants
- Does not tolerate wet diapers
- Shows interest in the toilet
- Notifies you about what he wants in the toilet
If you can name at least half of these items, feel free to buy pot. Start regularly drop off the baby after a NAP, try every 2 hours to repeat the procedure in order for the child accustomed to the potty.
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Praise him, even if he is not going to use the pot as intended. The main thing – to help baby make friends with this device. And don't make the child forced to sit on the potty, otherwise he will develop a negative perception of the subject.
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To teach a toddler to potty-at-large, observe its behavior, noting those moments when a child appears chair (baby calms down, grunting or straining, ceasing at this point to play), quickly put him on the potty. If he refuses, then you can try to put the feces in a pot and Express positive emotions about this, to help the child understand what you like, when bowel movements are in the pot.
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With the advent of the diapers in our country for whom came the relief (wash less, and children sleep better at night), and someone faced with the problem of hard attaching the child to the pot. And all because he is used not to control your urges, even when able to do it, because it doesn't bother you wet panties and the feeling of discomfort.
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More generally try to encourage not scold much if your attempt ended in another failure. All the time. Just a regular carry on, not giving up, planting him on the potty.

Advice 3 : How to teach a child to ask for a pot

Little children bring a lot of trouble young parents. One of the problems are wet panties. How to teach the younger toddler to ask for potty? At what age to do it?
How to teach a child to ask for a pot
With the development of new technologies and the invention of diapers the kids for a very long time can not ask for a pot for the sole reason that they do not feel discomfort when the "accident". The diaper remains dry, and the kid does not know what to ask on a pot. Therefore, despite the convenience of modern diapers, it is better to use them only at night and on the walk.
Some children from 3 months of age can hold her urine during sleep. If the parents are very attentive, you can see how the child behaves when she has to pee. He begins to worry, cry, groan or make other sounds that let you know about the problem child.
With 6-8 months of age (it's all individually) it is already possible to perch the baby on the potty or hold baby over the potty. This should be done immediately after waking and before going to bed, offering to do personal needs. To be very considerate, the behavior of the child to know what he have in the pot.
When a child begins to walk, he realizes that where he needs to do, so very often the children themselves are mothers pot. Usually they do this when they want the toilet or after make matters.
In order to quickly teach the child to ask on a pot, you need to do is to perch it on him. When the child asked himself, be sure to praise him. If a kid came up to you in wet pants, it is necessary to bring the child to the potty and again to explain what you need to do these things.
Buy a beautiful potto keep the child interested to use this object.
When the baby comes to you with a pot already wet his pants or asks for a change of clothes - don't abuse it. If the child shows a desire to make natural needs, making certain sounds or showing some movements, such as squatting – this means your child is ready to do it yourself. But he just needed a little more attention on your part. Love your children and they will tell you the same.

Advice 4 : How to potty train a child in 1, 5 years

A year and a half is the right time to accustom the child to the potty. And it can be done not only at the level of reflex. The kid in this age is already quite conscious that he explain the purpose of the pot.
How to potty train a child in 1, 5 years

Convenient pot

First, you need to choose a pot which will be convenient for your child. You may have to sort through several different options until you find. It needs to be comfortable for the height and width.

Let the child likes to sit on the potty. But don't let him play with this subject. The only game you can allow a child with a pot, is a simulation of the process with toys. Let the kid puts the dolls and bears to the pot. This game will show you that the child clearly learned its purpose.

The frequency and regularity

First, the baby should be planted in the pot as often as possible. For example, do it every 20 minutes. The more the baby sits on the pot, the higher the probability that he will urinate in him, not in his pants. Secondly, it is important to do it regularly. Always before sleep, after walking and after eating, for example. If you do so, over time, the body of the baby develops the reflex after eating need to go to the toilet. To go to the potty will become part of the routine.

Praise success

Praise for the success of clips they are much more effective than swearing at the failure. Of course, mom sometimes nerves are stretched to the limit when a child constantly wets his pants, and the pot is not sitting. But you must have patience. Your censure can easily convince the toddler aversion to pot. So just quietly changing wet pants, explaining that doing so is not good. But if it is time he sat on the potty, be sure to praise him, show your sincere joy from it. Can even stick in a pot of beautiful stickers for each successful time.

Remove the diapers

Doable in 1.5 years to use diaper only for the period of sleep. Never wear it during waking hours at home. Can't always immediately change wet pants to make the kid feel that it is unpleasant. In the baby's diaper very hard to control urination: it feels bad, when and how much you peed. Whereas in wet panties quickly becomes frustrating, stimulating to hold back.

Easier to stop using the diapers to those who have reached the age of 1.5 year in the summer. In the warm season you can often offer your child to go to the toilet, ask him about it. Even when the baby refuses, bring it periodically into the bushes, if you feel that the time has come. Always take a spare set of clothes, in the event of failure to change wet pants.

More difficult for those who learns to potty in the winter. But even in the cold season, you can find ways to not to wear a diaper for a walk. For example, try to go outside right after the kid peed, and walk long. Drink better to give back. Then you will be able to abandon the use of diapers.

Alternatives to pot

If you have tried many models, and the child still doesn't want to sit on the potty, you can teach him to control urination and other ways.

Some boys are initially more like to stand during the process and watch the jet. In this case, you can put the baby in the bath or on the edge. This should be done frequently and regularly, as in the case of using the potty. Include little water pressure in the sink to the sound of the water stimulated urination.

Another alternative to pot – grown-up toilet. Here you can come up with several options. Almost all kids love to imitate adults. But the parents are not sitting on the pot. For a start you can put it next to the toilet in the bathroom. But if this does not help and desire to sit on the pot does not appear, then buy a special children's showerhead on the toilet. Child 1.5 years, it is possible to explain that he now goes to the toilet like an adult. Of course, before this you have to allow the child to see why adults use the toilet. Your a living example of a good complement verbal instructions.

For a boy it will be convenient also to purchase the step, so he could "go small" standing on it. It is advisable to pre-kid saw, as does dad.

The most important thing is to teach the child to keep the first urge to urinate and to teach him to pee regularly on the potty or the toilet. Someone in 1.5 years may suffer an hour, and not more than 30 minutes. Carefully observe your child: over time you will begin to notice when he needs the toilet. Thus it is not necessary to demand from the kid in 1.5 years, so he immediately began to ask. Much more important for him at this period – the understanding of the purpose of the pot. Awareness and voicing your desires will come much later.
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