The American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Toilet Training

The American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Toilet Training

Helping your child through the toilet-training process may be one of your greatest challenges as a new parent. And when it comes to this important developmental stage, every child is unique. Some are "ready" earlier than others, and not all children respond to the same approach. Offering expert advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization representing the nation's finest pediatricians, this invaluable resource covers everything you need to know to make this important transition as easy and as positive as possible for both you and your child: -when to toilet train: finding the age that's right for your child-how to choose and install a potty-positive ways to handle the inevitable "accidents"-what to do when your child resists-practical advice for common problems such as bed wetting, "refusal," and constipation-toilet training children with special needs-special tips for boys, girls, even twins-when medication might be needed, and the latest on the prescription options