Potty Training your Child

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Potty training is a process of teaching your child the necessary skills to use the bathroom.

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Start potty training when your child is ready, usually between 18 months and 3 years old.

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Prepare the equipment

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You can start by buying a potty or a special toilet seat attachment for your kid.


Establish a routine

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You can begin with making your child sit on the potty after waking up or after some time of drinking water. Never let your child sit on the potty for more than 10 to 15 mins


Make sure all follow the same routine

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After establishing a routine, make sure that all like babysitters, grandparents, and childcare workers follow the same pattern.


Encourage your child

When they show signs, including wriggling around, passing wind, going quiet or moving away from you, encourage them to go to the toilet.


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Never force your kid

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Never force your kid to sit for a longer period on the potty if he/she is unwilling to do so. This will feel like punishment.


Explain to your child about hygiene

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Let your child know some basic rules of hygiene and make sure your child washes his or her hands afterward.


Get there fast

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Make your child familiar with signs such squirming, squatting, let them know that whenever they feel like this, they should stop what they are doing and head straight to the toilet.


Praise your kid

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Don’t forget to praise your kid for all his/her achievements, and offer your child small rewards.


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