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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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!
It happens to the best of us. You set out on a potty training mission sometime after your child learns to walk and find that what seems like it should be fairly simple, quickly becomes one of your greatest parenting challenges.
For some children, they seem not to care that they have a wet or stinky diaper. For other kids, you’ve been hoping to follow their lead, but now it’s time to go to preschool and the school requires a potty trained child. Or maybe you’re about to have another child and want to avoid having two in diapers. Whatever the case, today we’re going to uncover the most common potty training obstacles… and how to work through them.
Potty training isn’t always the easiest process, in fact it may be one of the toughest things you’ve had to deal with in parenthood thus far! Luckily, there are a variety of awesome potty training products available to help you along the way. Here are our picks for some of the best of the best when it comes to potty training your toddler, from potty chairs to travel seats to training pants.
Potty training is not a one-size-fits-all process. Each child is unique and will be ready for the process on their own time. When you feel that your child is ready to move on from diapers, here are 6 popular ways to go about the potty training process. Choose a method that fits your lifestyle and that you believe will suit your child the best.