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Issues pooping in the potty! :(

My 3yo DS can go pee on his own in the potty-but somehow he cant go poop in the potty.Hes only pooped once and thats bc I seen him trying to go in his pants to I told him to hurry and go!
Ive had to clean numerous undies with poop in it! whys pooping so much harder it seems??! Any moms had this issue too? Im sure im not the only one!

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JaydnsMom22

Asked by JaydnsMom22 at 1:02 PM on Jun. 29, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • My son was particular of the feel of the potty, although he couldn't explain that, we tried the small potty but he would not poop, then we noticed the rings on his legs and hips from sitting on it so we got a small toilet seat potty and he still could never sit there to do it and started refusing to also, then he finally told us it was too hard for him and hurts his butt so I bought an extra cushioned toilet seat and that was the trick for him lol!~
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 1:06 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • well we have his favorite car's potty seat insert-its soft...so i duno what his issue is!
    JaydnsMom22

    Comment by JaydnsMom22 (original poster) at 1:11 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • My son had the same problem. He WOULD NOT poop in the toilet. One night at the end of dinner I asked him if there was anything that scared him about going potty. After several shy/nervous nods and more questions I learned that we had monsters in the toilet that were trying to get him and/or his poop. I set up a little step and showed him how he could squat on the seat to poop. After that he never pooped in his pants again.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 1:16 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

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