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Please help mummy at her with end!(7 Posts)
Hello everyone I really need some help!!
I have a 2.5 year old boy and he has been potty training for about 6 weeks maybe more. It only took him 2 weeks to wee in his potty and he hardly ever has accidents now and he wakes up dry most mornings. However I am really struggling with his pooing, he will poo in his pants or on the floor he knows he's doing it as he waits for my attention to be elsewhere (I also have a 1.5 and 8 year old) orange will sneak off and do it another room. If I keep him in one room he can hold it in for 2 days before he has to go and he really doesn't like to go on the potty. He definitely isnt constipated (I'm a nurse so have as gross as it sound examined his poo) he definitely knows he needs to go or wouldn't hold it in or wait until I'm not there. I have tried everything ladies and really really really don't know what to do. I've tried to talk about him being a big boy he just says I want to be a baby then. I have tried bribing him he doesn't care. I sit and read to him or let him play games on the potty he will still hold it in until he physically cannot do so anymore I have tried telling him off as a last result as he averages only 1poo a week on the potty or toilet he doesn't seem to like either. I'm so frustrated I don't leave the house at the minute cos he will do it if we go out cos he knows he can nip off in front and poo I mean he even pood yesterday in the playground hiding behind the toy box he didn't care that he had to walk home in it I'm currently trying to tell him he shouldn't poo on the floor or pants that he needs to go on the potty and getting him to help me clean it up but nothing seems to work please please please help
Will he poo in a nappy? Could you get him to tell you when he needs to go , put a nappy on, let him poo then clean hin up. This worked as an interim measure for my friend whose ds just wasn't ready to train for poos.
Hi thanks for the reply he wouldn't wear a nappy at all. What worked in the end was getting him to wash his own pants when he had had an accident he did it twice and hasn't had an accident since. X
Watching with interest. My DD is fine with wees but will not poo on the potty or toilet...
We started potty training DD at 2.5. She pooed in her pants for an entire year - not constipated, and had control, because she would hide to do it. Fortunately for us, she would only do it at home. I think the main thing that helped was getting older. Sorry. We also used bribery - we went and bought 5 cheap toys, which she chose, and then she got one each time she used the potty correctly. It took her a couple of months after we bought them (during which time she held them regularly to keep them 'real' for her) to go for it.
I tried very hard not to get cross (and you have my sympathy on that one) - friends of ours have a son who struggled with pooing, ended up holding it in, getting constipated and leaking, needing medication and with a stretched and floppy rectum. We decided that adding witholding and constipation to the mix wouldn't help anyone.
Even now we carry a change of clothes for the (thankfully rare) accidents.
i have a 23 month old boy im trying potty training i think hes ready and he keeps taking his nappy of when he wants to have a wee or poo ive managed to get him sat on his potty hes only used it once when i asked it to sit on it for about 20 minutes he had a number 1 and 2 but wont go on it he just does it on his underpants now and wont tell me when he needs to go its asif he doesn't understand what can i do.
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