Too Young To Be Toilet-Trained
| still is there anything I can do to prepare her for
Yes, there are things you can help her with though when
the time comes she will be doing most of it at her own
pace. The most important thing (and I must say be ready
for is some messy times) is to not wear a diaper for
some time during the day everyday.
I have read that this helps your child understand the
feeling of wetness and therefore develop some of her
understanding of what potty training is all about. Being
in the comfort of diapers prevents a child from feeling
‘uncomfortable’ due to all the pee and therefore delays
So, some time with underwear on or even without one,
preferably before bath-time allows for your child to
get accustomed to this sensation of being wet and dirty.
When the accidents happen, explain to your child that
this is wee-wee and that everyone in the family does
their wee in the toilet and that she too will be doing
in it someday soon.