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Toilet training

Being ready is the key to toilet training your toddler. Toilet training your toddler may take time and patience. This is a significant developmental step for your toddler.

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Toilet training

Most children are ready for potty training between two and three years of age. Find out whether your child is ready with these helpful toilet training tips.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Toilet training

Learning to use the toilet is an important milestone for toddlers. It is a big step as they learn to understand their bodys signals and start being responsible for their own bodies.

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Toilet training and potty training guide | Raising Children Network

Toilet training its a big step. Our practical guide tells you when to start, what to do and how to handle toilet training and potty training problems. Article available in: Arabic, Dari, Karen, Persian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese

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Toddler care basics and toilet training | Raising Children Network

An in-a-nutshell guide to daily care offering an overview of toilet training, teeth care and sun care for toddlers

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Toddler Advice & Tips | Tresillian

Find toddler tips from Tresillian on topics such as toilet training boys and girls, dealing with fussy eaters, childcare, tantrums and promoting positive behaviour. Tresillian is Australias leading early parenting provider.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Bedwetting

Most children are toilet trained during the day by about three years of age but many still wet the bed at night until around five. Night-time bladder control is not something children can learn like they can with day-time toilet training. It usually happens naturally as their body matures.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Soiling

Soiling (doing poo in the pants or leaking poo into the pants) becomes a problem if it goes on after the child is about four years of age. This is sometimes called encopresis. This is more likely to happen in boys than girls. It is usually happens with long-term constipation.

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Faecal incontinence in children (encopresis) - myDr.com.au

Children with encopresis are not soiling their underwear deliberately, and they should receive medical help.

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