“The child is already a year old, and he still can’t walk to the potty”, — Kolko throws an experienced neighbor or loving mother-in-law. And you zealously undertake to correct this omission. The kid in confusion, he protests and “fun” of you: we need only to lift it from the pot and put on clean clothes — he defecates you “out of spite”. Mom in hysterics, anger and bewilderment: why is he doing this? The answer is very simple: until a certain age by psychological and physiological characteristics of the organism, the kids don’t feel the need to go to the toilet. Anal muscles and the urogenital system are not yet ready to hold feces. And the pants-wetting does not cause the baby any discomfort.
It often happens that the mother is making a hell of effort ahead of time, and it makes no sense: at an early age of the child it is impossible to housebreak. And when is the right time for this, the tormented mother gives up and leaves every attempt.
When to begin this difficult process of accustoming to potty or the toilet and how to make it the most efficient and quiet? Here are guidelines and tips that will help you to understand.
When to teach a child to potty?
Do not rush things. Modern pediatricians recommend to teach a child to potty no earlier than 18 months. If the friend brags that in 10 months, her daughter is already Continue reading