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potty training help?

my son is 19 months old and a few weeks ago he pottied on his little potty and not since then... he will say diaper change and then go in his diaper and then say it again... we just can get him to the potty in time... now when he says diaper change we take him to the potty right away but then he just wants to get up and run around without his diaper... i also have to keep shorts or something on him all the time because now he taking his daiper off all the time... im not sure if we should just not take him to his potty for a while or what to do?

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jaksonsmommy

Asked by jaksonsmommy at 3:08 PM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Can you read some books to him while he sits on the potty to prolong the time he's there? He may not be quite ready but certainly is getting there. Keep things calm and keep at it. GL
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 3:11 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Just let him do it on his own
    Halogurl29

    Answer by Halogurl29 at 3:31 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 3:35 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • get rid of the diaper and go to straight underwear. My son is also 19 months and we put him in underwear about 3 weeks ago. he hasn't had an accident in probably 2 weeks now. he wont poop on the potty though, those are our only accidents. try different pottys too. we tried 4 before finding the one he likes. he picked out the elmo potty, but wouldnt go on it in the potty seat on the floor, he wanted it on the big toilet so thats where it is and he loves it. he still wears pull ups when we go out though until i can get him to poop in the potty. good luck!
    sweetjpea

    Answer by sweetjpea at 8:53 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

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