How to Toilet Train a Baby

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1. TIMING
Timing is critical when determining if your child is ready to be potty trained. In most cases children are showing an interest in becoming potty trained between the ages of 18 months to 24 months old. During this process the parent should try to avoid using toilets that have the auto flush, which often times scare many children. In the event you find yourself having to use this particular type of toilet, consider covering the sensor so that the parent can control the flush. Having a toilet stall with adequate space, along with an appropriate size potty chair that allows the parent to kneel and console their child during this tedious process is also helpful.
2. PATIENCE & UNDERSTANDING
Displaying good behavior throughout the potty training process is important in achieving success. Whether it is the mother to the daughter or the father to the son, tolerance cannot be stressed enough. Ensure that when communicating with the child, that the instructions are slow, clear and concise to their level of understanding. It is also important not to forget the age difference dur...
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