Poo help!(11 Posts)
So my 3 and 3 month old has recently conquered doing wees. It took a while but she got it. Poos have always been a real challenge but we were also getting there as well until... Last week she was at her grans and didn't make it in time and had a poo accident. Since then she has been with holding. She is very very stubborn so mid week I lost it with her (not helpful i no) i just got a tired of it all and frustrated. She went in her nappy before bed. Then she was doing the poo dance the other day and asked for a pull up so i gave it to her as i think its the accident that has started this mixed with stubborness. Yesterday at grans she had another poo in knickers and didnt tell anyone! I dont no what to do. I dont want her to regress with wees to.Its so hard. Any idea? X
Anyone please?? She poo'd again today without telling us.
No help from me I'm afraid but just wanted to say you're not alone! DS is exactly 3wks into potty training and completely dry during day and nap time but essentially refuses to poo on the potty. We've had 2 poos on the potty in 3 whole weeks. I've no idea why he won't as he's not scared of potty and he knows when he needs it, it's just he seems to prefer to do it in his pants/trousers instead. It's driving me bonkers and feel like I've tried everything to help the situation!
Oh no! Today she obviously needed it so i said lets go to the loo she refused i offered her a pull up she refused then went off and seconds later i could see her doing it i quickly took her to loo but she smuggly looked up at me and said i did it in my knickers! Its so annoying coz she had been going to the loo or potty or at least asking for a nappy its a weird attention seeking act. Grr
The poo goes to poo land app got my son to do it. Its made by the nhs I think I vaguely remember.
Can you try a reward chart? I did a sticker chart with my similar aged child and that worked for us. She gets a sticker for every time a pop goes in the toilet. You could also offer a toy she wants as an incentive when she does maybe 5 in a row? Good luck, it is hard.
Tried everything with my DD, and she responded to nothing, in the end the only thing that worked was chocolate buttons. We bought a huge bag and she got one each time she went on the potty. By the time the bag ran out she was so used to it she stopped asking for them. Not first class parenting I know, but I was desperate by that point!
Sorry, I should add to clarify, this was for poos only, she'd pretty much cracked weeing by then.
The 'Poo goes to Pooland' story worked a treat with my ds and has for several others I know (I work in a nursery). I printed off the book and we cracked it, having reached an impasse. Good luck!
I had this with my DD, she cracked wees instantly but pooing was a challenge in itself. She refused to use the toilet and would just go in her knickers. She knew she was doing it, she just didn't seem to care.
We tried putting her on the toilet when it seemed like she needed a poo, and showing her Poo goes to Pooland, she would just sit there and cry.
The only thing that worked in the end was bribery! We used a star chart and said we would buy her a toy when she'd done a few on the toilet. We praised her to high heaven when she managed it and didn't give her any attention if she went in her knickers, just cleaned her up and we would flush it away together so she could see it disappear. She had a few set backs and I think it took a few months for her to get there, but now she goes quite happily.
Thanks for ur replys. To only thing that seems to have worked is i have throw poo'd Knickers away. She has gone her pull up 2 tjmes today. She is obviously stil anixous and being stubborn as both times she was desperate for ages before hand. I dunno its a step back but at least its not in knickers. I take nappy off after then she has knickers for wees.
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