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when do you start potty training

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:28 PM on Mar. 16, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • as early or late as you want. we started at 10 months, a bit unorthadox for the moms who wait till 3, but Olivia took right to it. Then we moved and she's terrified... I don't know what to do now... lol

    Answer by rockstarmom2b at 2:52 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • wow my son starting to potty train but now that he has the diarria he wont go lol

    Answer by Mamaof2010 at 2:54 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • When you and/or your child is ready. Though I've heard it's easier if you wait until the toddler is ready. You can look at websites for signs of readiness; try


    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 2:59 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • There is no "best time".
    You can start as early as birth or as late as you want. Your child will learn when she's ready and will fully take over (working clothes, going when needed, washing hands, etc) when she is ready.

    The more signs your child shows, the quicker she will learn and the less time, energy, and frustration you will spend. The fewer signs, the slower it will be, the more energy, time and frustration you will spend. Your choice.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 3:13 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • McKenzie was 15 months when she showed all the signs to be potty trained and did great for a week and got scared of her potty. We're going to start again after she recovers from her diarrhea.

    Answer by Babyduche at 4:42 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

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