Potty Training Problems

Sometimes your toddler will have setbacks during potty training like resistance or refusal to try. Here you'll learn how to solve common toilet training problems.

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I Tried This Alternative Therapy to Get My Kid to Poop
After my family moved, my 4-year-old suddenly started holding in his poop. Nothing I tried worked to get him to go to the bathroom. I turned to experts who explained why this might be happening and what I could do about it. Here's how my son started pooping again.
Q&A: Solutions to Your Child's Biggest Potty Training Problems
You asked, we answered! These experts cover all things potty training, making your problems a thing of the past.
Q&A: How to Deal With Poop Potty Training
Potty training in itself is frustrating enough as it is. Take a load off and use these expert tips to make going number two less daunting of a process for you and your tot.
8 #InTheTrenches Parenting Moments from Real Moms and Dads
Our readers shared some of their ickiest, gross-out parenting moments from potty training and sick days.
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A Stranger's Kindness Saved the Day When This Mom's Toddler Refused to Use a Public Restroom
Proving public bathroom comradery is real, a road-tripping mom and daughter got some encouragement from a helpful stranger.
Getting Your Toddler to Poop in the Potty
Does your child struggle with bowel movements while potty training? We spoke with experts to learn why some kids don't like pooping in the potty, with tips for overcoming the obstacle.
Introducing the Adult-Size Toilet

Trading the kid-size potty for the adult-size toilet.