What’s the Big Deal?

Why Is Potty Training Such A Big Deal?

Parents may feel pressured to get their child toilet trained. Many parents feel like failures if the process is difficult or if their child is becoming confused or stubborn to the process. Potty training difficulties are common. Some of the issues and problems parents face are:

    Parents want the child trained early
    Child may not be ready to potty train
    Family members may be pressing the issue
    Friends may pass judgment about your parenting skills
    Everyone has an opinion
    Not all potty training techniques are the same
    Schools or day cares may not allow diapers
    Medical concerns or problems may arise
    Social acceptance by other kids may be affected
    Children can become potty trained with urine but not stool