Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Toilet training

Follow the links below to find trusted information about toilet training.

Last reviewed: July 2016

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Found 116 results

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.

Read more on Karitane website

Toilet training

Most children are ready for potty training between 2 and 3 years of age. Find out whether your child is ready with these helpful toilet training tips.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Toilet Training | myVMC

Going to the bathroom is something we all do every day. At some point, though, we need to learn about it. Dr Joe Kosterich talks about the basics of toilet training, including having patience, picking the right time, making your toddler feel secure, and how to go about it.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Toilet Training (Potty Training) | myVMC

Toilet training is an important developmental milestone and can be a challenging step for both parents and toddlers.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Toilet training: when and how to do it | 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.

Read more on Raising Children Network website

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.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

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

Read more on Raising Children Network website

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.

Read more on Tresillian website

Soiling Children Continence Foundation of Australia

Continence Foundation of Australia

Read more on Continence Foundation of Australia website

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.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Check your symptoms Find a health service

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice and information you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo