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Starting to potty train at 19 months

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southernbelle77 Sat 18-Jun-11 07:47:36

DD has recently started to tell me once she has done a poo. She is also quite keen to sit on the potty or toilet so I have decided to start looking into potty training her. I have always been an advocate of going the whole way straight away, ie ditch nappies and straight to pants but then DD1 and other children (childminded) I have trained were always older. DD can communicate with me but her speech isn't great yet so don't think going into pants now is a good idea.

This week I have been sitting her in the toilet or potty at each nappy change. She is generally happy to sit there but as yet hasn't done anything on them. So I have just bought pull ups and am wondering whether I put her on the potty every hour or so, where possible, and see how we get on. Is this likely to work or confuse her?

virginiasmonalogue Sat 18-Jun-11 07:53:57

My dd2 pt'd at about that age as she had seen her sister use the potty and simply copied her. I found if I put pants on her she would wee in them but bare bummed in the house and she would be fine

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