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    Potty Training Chart
    If your toddler is ready to ditch the diapers, personalize and print off this interactive potty training chart to track his progress. ...
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    Potty Training: All Through the Night
    Potty Training: All Through the Night Staying dry throughout the night will not happen anywhere near as soon as daytime control. Give your child a break. After all, he's just starting to learn how to control his bowel and bladder during the day...
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    Potty Training Basics
    Potty Training BasicsThese common-sense rules about potty training can help make the process easier on everyone! Try not to push potty training on your child. Children will give obvious clues when they are ready. These clues include taking off th...
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    Toilet Training Problems
    Toilet Training Problems By the time your child has started toilet training, you are probably more than ready to say goodbye to diapers forever. But certain times will still demand the use of diapers. You should probably return your child to di...
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    Toilet Training: How to Coach Your Child
    Toilet Training: How to Coach Your Child If your child starts telling you when she needs to use the potty—or goes by herself—consider yourself blessed. More likely, you will need to help your toddler out at least some of the time. In her fi...
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    Toilet Training 101
    Toilet Training 101 Toilet training begins with the introduction to the potty seat or the toilet itself. As a beginner, your child can use either a potty seat (essentially a small chamber pot with a lid) or a specially designed ring that fits o...
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    Fear of the Toilet
    Expert advice for a mother whose son fears "falling into" the toilet. ...
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    When to Begin Toilet Training
    When to Begin Toilet Training Childproofing Before your child is ready to begin potty training, she must progress from spontaneous and uncontrollable urination and defecation to voluntary control over her bowel—and then her bladder. In genera...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    The Pros and Cons of Preschool
    The Pros and Cons of Preschool When your child is potty trained you have the option of sending her to preschool. Most preschool programs last a half day and provide structured activities and some preliminary studies to prepare your child for ki...
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    Getting Started with Potty Training
    Getting Started with Potty Training To successfully use the potty, a child has to have achieved certain physical skills: She has to know she has to go. She has to associate the physical sensations of having to go with a certain result—before ...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    The Pros and Cons of Preschool
    The Pros and Cons of Preschool When your child is potty trained you have the option of sending her to preschool. Most preschool programs last a half day and provide structured activities and some preliminary studies to prepare your child for ki...
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    Potty Training Basics
    Potty Training BasicsThese common-sense rules about potty training can help make the process easier on everyone! Try not to push potty training on your child. Children will give obvious clues when they are ready. These clues include taking off th...
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    Trouble Potty Training a Three-Year-Old
    There are no hard and fast guidelines for when a child should be toilet trained. In general, parents provide the encouragement and guidance, but when a healthy child is ready, he will do it eventually. ...
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    Three-Year-Old Stopped Using Potty
    It is not unusual to have to re-teach potty skills to a child, but be aware of signs of a possible medical problem. ...
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    Constipation in Toddlers
    Constipation is common in toddlers and preschoolers during toilet training. ...
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    Constipation in Toddlers
    Constipation is common in toddlers and preschoolers during toilet training. ...