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How to potty train an active 18 month old in one day

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Asked by GrannySp at 9:56 AM on Mar. 7, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • not possible

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:56 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • 18 months is too young to potty train.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:57 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • When you figure this out, you will make a KILLING!
    OP, it is possible to potty train an 18 month old. We've started with our son but its definitely taking longer than 1 day.

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 9:58 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • 18 months is not to young to potty train if the child is interested. My oldest was potty trained at 18 months. I don't think it can be done in 1 day although you can start if the child is showing interest. With my son we took him shopping for underwear and stickers. Then we put a calendar up in the bath room and every time he went potty we would let him put a sticker on the calendar. After "X" amount of stickers he got a special treat.

    Good Luck!

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 10:01 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Are you serious?

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 10:02 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • r u serious? one day? may the force be with you. lol if you do it you deserve a medal

    Answer by jodi205 at 10:02 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • You don't. At 18 months, a child is not ready to potty train.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:03 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • and why would 18 mos. be to young. i started with mine soon after she started walkin

    Answer by jodi205 at 10:04 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Kids will only be truely potty trained when they are developmenatlly ready. When they can comprehend the idea of using the potty and be able to express that they need to go and also have bladder and bowel control. My first son potty trained in one day, but he was also almost 3yrs old. Good Luck!

    Answer by team21 at 10:06 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Uh it won't happen in just one day...And they say that the potty training window is between the ages of 2 1/2 and 3 yrs old...

    Answer by Alcavin08 at 10:08 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

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