toddler too little to get on toilet even with step

(9 Posts)
NAR4 Thu 07-Mar-13 08:37:19

citrus DD is quite a calm child but my stairs also go up from my living room, so I can supervise her going up without needing to go with her. The toilet is at the top of the stairs and I can see in it from the living room, when the door is left open.

Thankyou for your suggestions everyone, I will get my tape measure out and decide which step will be best to try.

bonzo77 Wed 06-Mar-13 09:49:13

bolmen step from ikea. About 2x the height of normal toddler step.

notcitrus Wed 06-Mar-13 09:43:24

Potty upstairs? Is your dd calm enough to go up there and sit on the potty and then you only need to go for occasional hand washing?

Rockchick1984 Wed 06-Mar-13 09:37:35

Ikea do a wooden step with 2 steps up - my DS is not quite 2 and can climb onto the toilet no problems with it and it was only cheap - £11 I think smile

threepiecesuite Wed 06-Mar-13 09:35:42

My DD cannot get on herself either, she's just turned 3.
It is a pain but we just use the potty downstairs and then hide it in a cupboard, wash hands in kitchen sink.

this one has better reviews

something like this?

NAR4 Tue 05-Mar-13 09:35:48

My DD has been potty trained for 6 months now, but even with a step, is too small to get on the toilet without me lifting her on. I am really fed up with going up and down the stairs to take her to the toilet, whilst trying to care for a newborn (10 days). Any suggestions to enable her to get on the toilet by herself? She manages all other aspects of toileting without help. I don't like having a potty in my living room and I would still need to go and empty and clean it anyway and take DD upstairs to wash her hands, so it doesn't help much.

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