Category: Advice

Potty Training Age, Training Advice

Potty Training Age, Training Advice, top tips, ‘toilettiquette’ and Expert posts. Learn how siblings can help with potty training, exerting almost magical powers! A big tool in potty training a child is to use idols to encourage their motivation to ditch the nappy.

Also, wondering if your new baby will affect current potty training efforts? From Rhian Harris, “With a baby due in a matter of weeks, I therefore thought we had toileting in the bag. I imagined that if I were busy with the baby, she’d still be able to go to the loo without needing me to always be too ‘hands on’. Imagine my concern then when her toileting started to take a backward turn.” Read more of Rhian’s post.

What about refusal? A battle of wills? It’s really common for children to show all the signs of being ready to start potty training, but for some reason they stubbornly refuse to go anywhere near a potty or toilet let alone sit on it to do a wee or poo! Read more about this!

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One born every minute?

September and October are peak times for new babies being born. A report by the Office For National Statistics, published in 2015, shows that in the UK an average of 1,800 babies are born each day. September and October are the peak months for births in the UK, and September 26th was the most popular

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Aloa can help prevent nappy rash

Dealing with nappy rash during potty training

Nappy rash is common in babies, and sometimes makes a reappearance during potty training.  Nappy rash is basically skin irritation and during potty training it can be caused by children having small accidents in pants and the urine then sitting against their skin.   Other causes are not wiping bottoms properly, particularly after a poo.

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