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    Default Need help with Toilet Training!!!

    Hi everyone,

    Im hoping someone will be able to help me and give me some advice/tips on what to do here!!!

    My son is 3 and he has no problem going to the toilet to do No.1 but when it comes to No.2 he gets terrified of the toilet and wont go. Ive tried everything from encouraging him to getting him to just wear undies in hope he will go, to trying to give him stickers or some sort of 'present' if he does it but he's still terrified!!!

    If anyone has any ideas I would be so grateful!!!! Thanks

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    We used a reward system with my DS he was 3 almost 4 & just wouldn't go number 2 turned out my mums ex had smacked him for getting poo on toilet seat & made him scared to go. But we decided if he went 2s he got a small toy or kinder suprise if he had no accidents all day he got $4. And if he went all week without accidents he got to take his $ and go shooping to buy himself something. Had him toilet trained in a week. Preschool also helped & my fried who I was living with at the time had a boy same age so that helped too

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    Also keep him in undies n try not to get frustrated as hard as it is

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    With dd, who was stubborn like you would not believe, we took her out and bought her a "poo poo prize", and left it in the bathroom so she could see it. Every time she went and did a wee, we talked about the "poo poo prize", but we did not pressure her. Took about a week, she's 4 now and still prizes her poo poo prize!

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    I've been keeping him in undies all the time except for bed time for about 2 weeks now hoping he would do it in the toilet, but he still does it in his undies. I''ve also tried asking him why he is scared so maybe we can sort that issue out but he wont tell me why

    I think i might have to try the reward system and put the reward in the bathroom where he can see it and hopefully that might help!!!

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    DD wouldn't poo on the toilet either. She is trained to wee on the big toilet, but until this week, she would run to the door to be let outside to poo!

    Earlier in the week, I decided that I would no longer let her outside to poo. Every time she needed to go, I sat her on the big toilet. She wouldn't go, and held on for a day and a half. Then I got out the little potty that she learned to wee on, and told her it was her special poo seat and she could poo there instead if she didn't want to go on the big toilet.

    Two days later, she is pooing on the potty consistently. After using the big toilet for wees, I think the potty seems much less intimidating. I think she's so relieved she doesn't have to use the big toilet to poo that she hasn't thought twice about going on the potty! It's not as good as the toilet, but it's a step in the right direction and will make the transition to the toilet easier.

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    It seems to be a thing with boys - my DS is the same but is still 2 1/2 and understands the concept but won't use the toilet yet (except to sit there, put some TP in and then flush - without having been).

    I hope you get some answers/help soon! I'm leaving it up to DS but I will prob be more anxious about it after he's 3 too.

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    My ds didn't do no2s for a while.. I thought he was scared of the toilet but what it really was, was that he didn't like the sensation of it falling away from his body, that feeling freaked him out a bit.

    I took his undies and nappies off and he literally stood there crying coz he hated the fact that it was coming out of his butt freely (it was so funny at the time). I think I had to catch his p00 in my hands maybe 2 or 3 times in a race to the toilet till he learnt that it was ok to go to the loo.

    And the other thing I tried was telling him that he had to p00 in the toilet, otherwise the fishies wouldn't have anything to eat. Lol.

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    My son is almost 3 and has just started pooing in the toilet and potty. He has always been good with number 1's but would do 2's in the toilet so he would just ask for a nappy for a poo. I just kept reminding him where they go and a month or so later one day he just took himself and did one in the toilet and has been ever since. I think it was good to let him deicide when he felt comfortable enough to do it. We didnt pressure just reminded him where its meant to go every time. Good luck


 

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