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Toilet Training: How To Know If Your Child Is Ready

February 25, 20159 min
Using the toilet is one of the first and most significant skills your child must learn. But do you teach it to them, or are they simply ready at certain ages?Toilet training is an uneven process, but it is an inevitable one in nearly every child’s life. By three to four years of age, most children have achieved daytime urine control and full bowel control (both day and night).Your child, too, will move more or less steadily from diapers to underwear, from potty to toilet, and from daytime to full-time management of his elimination processes.Wendy Sue Swanson, MD is here to discuss Toilet training your child and how to overcome the challenge.

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