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Not ready to potty train at 3??

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Hurryupbacktoschool Sun 28-Oct-18 15:38:11

I’m attempting to potty train my 3 year old DD. It just does not seem to be clicking. This is day 2 and we’ve had nothing on the potty and 3 wet knickers already today.
With my DS it just happened quickly upon his own instigation at around 2.5. I’ve been waiting for the same to happen with DD but it hasn’t. She loves wearing knickers and sitting on the potty but doesn’t produce anything.
I literally just asked if she needed to go and she said no and then walked across the room and wet herself!

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ChanklyBore Sun 28-Oct-18 15:41:53

Don’t ask.

There are advantages to training them when they are younger and one of those is that they have more autonomy and vocabulary when they are older. Don’t ask them if they need to toilet - put them on the toilet. Regularly. When you catch something, do something the child will like or enjoy. And repeat again and again until they get it!

Soubriquet Sun 28-Oct-18 15:43:51

My dd toilet trained in 3 days at aged 3.

The 2nd day was worst as she just weed everywhere but then it clicked

Currently potty training my ds. This is going hard but he’s doing well. He gets a sweet every time he wees on the potty

LuCy1100 Sun 28-Oct-18 15:45:34

what worked for our dd was bare bottom, potty in the room where she is, if you see her figiting or you can see she wants to go put her on the potty. with our daughter we started to train her when she was 2.5 and she wasnt ready. we put her back in nappies and waited until she was 3 and it took 3 days to completly master day time training. hth

InDubiousBattle Sun 28-Oct-18 15:45:50

Wait a could of months and try again. My dd was the same at 3 (exactly 3)but then at 3.3 she cracked it in a morning.

cushioncuddle Sun 28-Oct-18 15:48:03

There's a great website called ERIC. You may find it useful.

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