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potty training problems

how do i potty train a little girl

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Asked by reewolf at 12:44 PM on Dec. 6, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Well how old is she? Is she giving you signs? Like she doesn't like being wet or in poo? Does she say anything to you about it? If not she in't ready. If she is 2 and under, not ready.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:45 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • i would just get a potty chair and some pull ups. take her with you when you go potty and explain the how to's dont push it tho she'll go when she is ready. just give her opportunities to go, even just have her sit on the potty with clothes on so she can get used to it and reward her when she does. good luck

    Answer by bonnie-jo at 12:50 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • she is 2 years old and she says peu when she is poopy and she is starting to take off her diper

    Answer by reewolf at 12:52 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • How old is she (not in years, in months). Most girls are not ready to learn until somewhere between 24 and 30 months. Yes, some learn early but some learn later too.
    How do you know when she's ready?
    Not liking a wet or dirty diaper is a mnor sign. All babies will let you know when they are uncomfortable but it takes a lot more understanding for them to realize what they did to make the problem happen.
    Fascination with watching you use the potty is a sign.
    Being able (and willing) to sit on her potty for several minutes is a sign. If she won't sit, what are you going to do... hold her in place and force her to go?

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:54 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • Get a good potty training book or check for a list of the signs. I really liked the list in "The No Cry Potty Training Solution".

    Do you have to wait until then? No. But you will have to do the work and be responsible for getting her to the potty. You can not expect her to stop playing and go potty until she is ready to learn.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:56 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

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