Potty Training Boys the Easy Way: Helping Your Son Learn Quickly--Even If He's a Late Starter

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Da Capo Press, Jun 30, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 144 pages
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Potty Training Boys the Easy Way is a pediatrician’s guide for navigating the challenges unique to toilet training boys. Boys tend to take longer to be trained, learn this skill at later ages, and have different challenges from girls. Parents will find an accessible plan for getting their son trained quickly, clever games to make learning to use the toilet fun, as well as important tips for handling accidents and setbacks.

The book includes advice on boy-specific problems, such as whether to teach him to sit or stand and how to aim, dealing with distractions, handling refusals, and staying dry through the night. Practical and reassuring, Potty Training Boys the Easy Way is packed with all the information a family needs to achieve this important milestone calmly and confidently.

 

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Contents

Simple StressFree Potty Training
Getting the Timing Right
Penis Willy or Pee Pee?
How to Tell If Hes Physically Ready
How to Tell If Hes Mentally Ready
Are You Ready?
Dont Wait Too Long
Stage OnePositive Exposure to Poops Pees and Toilets
The Fourth WeekYour First Trip Out
Fifth and Following WeeksMore Trips Out and Bottom Wiping
ProgressWhat You Can Expect
The Slow Learner
The Late Starter
The Frightened Child
The Jealous Child
The Physiology of Night Control

Stage TwoFun Ways for Early Practice
Shopping List
What Not to Waste Your Money On
Playing with the New Toys
The Day Before You Begin
A StepbyStep Guide to a Typical PottyTraining Session
Troubleshooting
Days Two to FourPeeing and Pooping in His Potty
Days Five to SevenAsking for the Potty
The Third WeekPeeing Standing Up
Signs That He Is Ready
Steps to Coming Out of Night Diapers
Constipation
Anal Fissure
Urinary Tract Infection
Tight Foreskin Resulting in Recurrent Balanitis
ADHD Autism and Other Learning Disabilities
When Your Son Has an Accident
Diarrhea
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Caroline Fertleman, MD, is Consultant Pediatrician at Whittington Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London Medical School.

Simone Cave is a longtime health editor at the Daily Mirror.

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