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How do I train my 4 year old son to have a bowel movement on the potty?

He is fully trained urinating on the potty but has had several accidents pooping in his underwear.

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Asked by debbie0806 at 2:41 PM on Jul. 20, 2008 in About CafeMom

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  • Does he have a regular time when he poops every day, or a signal you might be able to notice when he is about to go?
    You could try loading him up with prune juice and raisins early in the day, then keep having him try sitting on the potty.
    He might not be ready, or he might be reacting to some emotional upheaval.
    Talk to his doctor about this.

    Answer by RedRowan at 4:54 PM on Jul. 20, 2008

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