From the Experts

Toilet Training Tips, Potty Training Advice

For Toilet Training Tips and Potty Training Advice, HowToPottyTrain.com, has helped thousands of parents over the years in potty training their children. Here you can find articles and advice written by the leading experts in the UK, Jude and Di, along with articles from leading children’s charities, on how to navigate what can be a stressful period in your child’s life. But stick with us, we will support you throughout this journey and hopefully have some fun along the way.

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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How your body works

Teaching your child about digestion and how the body works

Some children are scared when they start potty training and first see poo in the potty or toilet.  When you think about it, it makes sense that it could be quite a shock to see this unknown substance coming from your body, especially if it is sore or uncomfortable to pass.   So how can

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What is Nocturnal Enuresis?

Nocturnal enuresis is known commonly as bedwetting, and is the condition where children urinate without control while they sleep.  It is considered normal up to the age of 5 years, and is common up to the age of 10 years.  It is also slightly more prevalent in boys than girls.   It’s really important to

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FAQ – Should you use rewards for night time training?

Should you use rewards for night time training?   Night time training is different to daytime training in that it’s less about behaviour and more about being physically able.  If a child’s body is not physically mature enough to hold on to urine for the whole night, no amount of rewards or incentives will make

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Is potty training different for boys and girls?

We believe that the effectiveness of potty training techniques can vary for each individual child but that the process of how to potty train is the same for girls and boys.  We hear lots of stories of how potty training can vary from one child to the next, and that’s even within the same sex

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