How to Begin Potty Training
Signs of Readiness
-Asks to use the potty
-Begin at age 18-24 months
-Don't force the child to begin potty training
Optimal Time to Potty Train
-Do not force the child
-Make sure they are ready
-A child needs to know when they need to go and when they just want to go.
- The child is able to pull down their underwear/ pants when they go to the potty and be able to pull them back up by themselves.
-The parent has to be able to motive the child to use the potty when they are learning how to go.
What Comes First?
- The child learning how to use the potty to go pee should come first.