When Should You Start Potty Training Your Child

When is the best time to start potty training Children

If you think your child’s ready to wean off of Nappies (Diapers) but don’t know where to begin, There are several steps which should lead you through potty training stages.

Potty training may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be! Learn how to wean your toddler off diapers with these expert tips, from having him practice sitting on the potty with clothes on to celebrating success with rewards

Since children typically begin potty training between the age of 18 and 30 months, most parents actually begin talking about potty training around the child’s first birthday. One stage of the process is to keep a few children’s books about potty training lying around your house which you can then start to read with your child, this may seem a bit silly but it has been proven to engender curiosity by the child and can lessen the challenge for the parents. Parents can also bring up the subject of the potty in conversation; saying things like, “I wonder if Elmo [or your child’s favorite stuffed animal] needs to go potty” or “I have to go wee-wee or I’m headed to the potty. “The idea is to raise awareness about using a  potty and make your child comfortable with the overall concept before they are ready to potty train.

Do you have the right Potty for your Child?

When your child is sitting on the potty, it’s important for him or her to be able to lean slightly forward with his feet on the ground, especially when they are having a bowel movement. Most experts advise buying a child-size potty, which your toddler can claim for his or her own and which will also feel more secure to them than sitting on a full-size toilet. (Many toddlers are afraid of falling into the toilet, and their anxiety can interfere with potty training.

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