These links offer some scientific research, some old wives’ tales, and some dubious claims-in other words, the same mix parents get bombarded with. “Getting it right the first time” is the topic of a new Contemporary Pediatrics podcast on toilet training.
Most parents feel a regret when their baby stops breastfeeding, or moves from a bottle toa cup. Understandably, that feeling isn’t as pronounced when they toilet-train theirchild, and don’t have to deal with wipes, creams, squirming toddlers, or a dreaded diaperblowout. “Getting it right the first time” is the topic of a new Contemporary Pediatrics podcaston toilet training. For children who don’t easily take to the seat, training is often a struggle.Advice on the subject is as easy to come by as hiccup remedies, and unfortunately about aseffective. These links offer some scientific research, some old wives’ tales, and some dubiousclaims-in other words, the same mix parents get bombarded with.
3-day Potty Training:
AAP’s Children’s Health Topics:Toilet Training:
The American Associationof Pediatrics is as definitiveas a site can get.
Pampers’ potty training center.
Its method focuses on looking forsigns in a toddler of being ready topotty train.
A musical potty.
Infant Potty Training:
The surprising idea that not justtoddlers but infants can be taughttoilet training.
Let’s Go Potty:
A video for parents to teach theirchildren.
Mayo Clinic’s Potty Training Page:
Good advice from Rochester, Minn.
No More Diapers:
A site for a training book,which includes 30 reward stickers.
Just for boys, a potty urinal.
Potty Patty/Potty Scotty:
Gender-specific sites for pink and bluetoilet-training products.
The Potty MD:
Advised by a pediatric urologist,offering advice and products.
From the Dr. Greene Web site.