Posts Tagged ‘potty training obstacles’

7 Ways to Overcome Poop Withholding

For some parents, potty training proves to be one of the toughest battles of child rearing. And if you managed to convince your child to pee on the potty with any sort of consistency, you may find it troubling when your child won’t poop on the potty. Even worse, your child starts resisting the act of pooping all together.

There are a number of reasons that a child might resist eliminating their waste – some physical, some psychological. If you’ve ruled out any physical reasons (constipation, intestinal blockage, etc.) why your kid is bowel withholding (of course, check with your pediatrician first), then today’s post is for you. Not only will we discuss why children may be withholding their stools, but we’ll also share 7 ways to survive this developmental phase. 

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Win It: Tottigo Pack n’ Potty

One of the biggest obstacles parents face with potty training is getting their toddler to use the public bathroom. Between the unfamiliar layout, adult-sized toilets, and loud noises, public restrooms are very intimidating for kids.

There are several portable potties and disposable seat covers on the market, but only Tottigo’s Pack n’ Potty includes everything you need in one convenient travel bag. It’s both a seat and toilet cover, so you won’t have to hold your child over an unsanitary toilet seat. You simply pull the Pack n’ Potty out, cover the toilet — and go!

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