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Can any one give me some advice or tips on potty traing my 21 month old dd

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luckygurl17

Asked by luckygurl17 at 10:04 PM on Feb. 18, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • My advice is wait. The longer you wait the easier it is. I waited until my kids turned 3. The entire process took 3 days.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 10:06 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Having potty trained a few hundred children (or at least helped in the process when I worked in child care) and I fully disagree with mompam. Girls are easier, hands down, I say full on underware. Forget Pull Ups. Pull ups ARE diapers. They pull wet away from skin and you surely do not want that. You want them to feel the "yuck." Its messy at first, but they really get it. If you feel like your child is ready to be potty trained do it NOW! (diapers are okay throught the night until they go a week or two without wetting themselves throught the night. You don't want pee in their matress. Also, I recommend plastic matress covers just in case when they are ready for undies at night) Signs your baby is ready for potty training
    -bothered by wet/poop
    -taking off diaper OR pants
    -digging in their diaper (front or back)
    -showing an interest in the toilet
    -squatting when they are going potty
    I think you get it...
    ABusyBee

    Answer by ABusyBee at 10:17 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • 100% agree with mompam!
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 10:19 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • thanks for the advice
    luckygurl17

    Comment by luckygurl17 (original poster) at 10:21 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

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