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Poo problems!

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MyBreadIsEggy Fri 03-Feb-17 14:35:11

My DD is 21 months old and has always been pretty good when it comes to nappy changes. But recently it's as if she's a child possessed if I even mention changing her bum!!
I started to think maybe she might be getting ready to potty train, so we do have a potty that's kept in sight and she does do the odd wee on it, but we are still relying on nappies mostly. When she's just got a wet nappy, the fighting isn't so much of an issue because if she escapes, she can't really make a lot of mess. But when she's done a poo, she is adamant that I am not changing her nappy! Kicking, screaming, running I've resorted to bribery using miniature haribos blush one sweetie if she lets me change a poo nappy blush any tips on what I can do?! Or should I just keep using the Haribos? She only poos once a day, so its not like she's being bombarded with sugar - but I'd rather not have to bribe her!

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 03-Feb-17 17:08:26

Do you think she knows when she's going to do the poo? My DS started hiding behind the settee when he was going to do one.

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 03-Feb-17 18:15:10

Jilted yes! She goes and stands in the gap between the wall and a storage's been nicknamed "poo corner"

thethoughtfox Fri 03-Feb-17 18:20:28

Could you try leaving her nappy off in the house and leaving a potty in poo corner?

Ilovewillow Fri 03-Feb-17 18:23:18

Try potty in poo corner! Ours was by the kitchen bin and my daughter wouldn't go anywhere else!

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 03-Feb-17 19:06:27

I've always thought that if they are old enough to pick a spot to poo in, they are old enough for potty training. Agree with others anout sticking to potty in poo corner too.

I had 2 potties, one for upstairs and one down and inserts for the toilets too. Plus I took them shopping to choose their "big girl/boy pants".

Good luck smile

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