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Potty Training

Potty Training

Please can I get advise on potty training my 4yr old boy?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Hi, I potty trained my son and what they told me first was to make sure at night they don't pee to bed. if they don't then they are ready to be potty trained. what I did was put him just in underwear cause pull didn't work. he hated the feeling of being wet so underwear seem to do the trick I bought some bed pad just in case. then I kept ask him if he has to go and if he start to grab down there I knew he had to go. every child is different. Good luck

posted over 6 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I potty trained my son at 3. I tried not to too much switch from the pull ups to under wear. Started with the pull ups 1st & every 30 mins we were going to the toilet even if he didn't have to go. After awhile it became a routine to him. If we were in public I would put the pull ups on but if home & not going anywhere the underwear. he was kind of shy of places unknown to him. Started off sitting down & once he got the hang of going I taught him to stand like a boy should. After awhile we weened from the pull ups & he caught on just fine. We have no problems now. Every now & then bed wetting at night but for the most part he's done a great job!!

posted over 6 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I actually googled "Professional potty trainer". They don't exist no matter how much money you have. Not that I'm rich but I wonder how much I'd pay for someone anyone to train my daughter. I'd seriously consider $$$ if someone could give me a 100% guarantee.

posted over 6 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

@A MyAutismTeam Member my son is 5 and we had the same problem until I realized it was a private issue he would in his pants because no one was watching or he would hide some where and go. difference is my son hated being wet. it took a while but even now if he has to go #2 no one can watch him. pee is a lot better it took a yr to get him to pee outside or in a store. all I can tell you is keep trying something will work

posted about 6 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

@A MyAutismTeam Member I am having the same struggle. My son is 4 and he will use the potty when he wakes up in the morning and/or when he wakes up from a nap. Very seldom will he use it otherwise. I have tried putting underwear on him, but the wetness does not bother him. He will sit on the potty for hours and hold it, then when I feel he's had enough I will put him in underwear or a pull-up and he goes then. Now, he will even get up and put on his own pull-up and pants.

posted over 6 years ago
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