Category: Accidents

Potty Training Accidents

Potty Training Accidents, Accidents, Debunking Bed Wetting Myths, many parents believe once their child has potty trained, they will stop needing a nappy at night time.

Why don’t dry nights always follow on after potty training? Many parents believe that once their child has potty trained and is reliably clean and dry in the day, it won’t be long before they will stop needing a nappy at night time. It’s an issue which can cause a lot of stress and worry for parents who may ask themselves in frustration: “Where are we going wrong and why can’t our child do it when all their friends have stopped bedwetting?” This is just one of many myths around bedwetting.

Read on to get reassurance, practical tips and answers to the questions you may have about why your toddler isn’t quite ready to have a dry night just yet…


Help! My child is having accidents since starting school! Starting school or nursery causes change to the routines of our little ones. Toilet accidents can be common as can potty training regression.
So when Jude was recently contacted by one of her distressed friends because her perfectly potty trained daughter had started having wetting accidents after beginning in reception class, we realised it is a problem faced by more parents that you’d think. Read more here…

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How long before my toddler stops having accidents?

The length of time it takes to potty train is dependent on the individual child but we can look at potty training trends to give us an idea of what to expect. There is a trend towards potty training taking longer which is partly attributed to more widespread use of pull up training nappies which

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Signs of Constipation And How To Deal With It

Constipation is not uncommon in young children and we normally suggest that this is sorted out before we get the child to poo on the potty.     Signs that a child is constipated   When children are constipated it often hurts when they try and do a poo and that is why they try

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Potty Training Commando Style

The sun is out and it’s the perfect time to start potty training.  Summer means less layers of clothes to wash after accidents and it’s a great time to get in the garden where the mess of accidents are far less stressful than when they land on the furniture or carpets!   Jude and I

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Expect accidents

Accidents are common when potty training and can suddenly start again after you think you are making good progress.   The first stage of potty training is knowing when you have done a wee.  This feeling of wetness is harder to recognise in a nappy, therefore it is often not until the child is out

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