My Child Ready For Toilet Training

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Toilet Training
IS MY CHILD READY FOR TOILET TRAINING?

Your child may be ready for toilet training if:

Your child stays dry for at least 2 hours during the day.

Your child is uncomfortable in dirty diapers.

Your child starts asking for diaper changes.

Your child becomes interested in the potty chair or wearing underwear.

Your child can walk to the bathroom.

Your child can pull his or her pants up and down.

Your child can follow directions.

Most children are ready for toilet training sometime between the age of 18 months and 3 years. Do not start toilet training if there are big changes going on in your life. It may be best to wait until things settle down before you start.
WHAT SUPPLIES WILL I NEED?

You will need the following supplies:

A potty chair.

An over-the-toilet seat.

A small step ladder for the toilet.

Toys or books your child can use while on the potty chair or toilet.

Training pants.

A children 's book about toilet training.

HOW TO TOILET TRAIN YOUR CHILD

Start toilet training by helping your child get comfortable with the toilet and with the potty chair. You can do this by:

Letting your child see urine and stool in the toilet.

Removing stool from your child 's diaper and letting your child flush it down the toilet.

Having your child sit on the potty chair in his or her clothes.

Letting your child read a book or play with a toy while sitting on the potty chair.

Telling…
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