Just seeing when others started to toilet train their toddlers.

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  • When they’re showing signs of readiness. All kids are different. If they can tell you they’re wet, or when they need to go that’s a great start but don’t use it if it’s too soon.

  • My daughter is 2.5 and goes on the toilet, but only just getting the concept now and it doesn’t happen regularly.. so far its been a few wees and one number 2.. but I’m not freaking out just yet,.

  • My son is 10 months old so super curious about this too! Thanks for the great answers

  • My first son was a little interested about 2.5 yes and then lost interest we got it down at about 3. My second son was trained at 3. My daughter now is just over 2 and we had our first attempt today. She did so well. I will see how she goes again tomorrow and play it by ear.
    Every child is completely different. Just try it out and see how it goes.

  • I don’t believe that there is any right or wrong answer to this question. My daughter is 19 months old and I have slowly started bringing out her potty however she shown some interest at the start but not since. I’ve always been told that they will tell you when they are ready. Don’t force them as you may scare them.

  • My twin boys are a bit over 2 now. I haven’t started toilet training yet. They are not ready. I think when they are ready it will just flow. I’m not stressing about it like other mums.

  • It varies from child to child. You need to look for signs of readiness and not pressure them if they aren’t ready

  • I think each child is different and it makes a difference if you have other children in the household. My daughter took the longest to toilet train and she was my oldeset. My middle son was my quickest, fully sleeping through the night without a nappy from 2 1/2 years old, although I do credit my Mum to helping him as he went to her house for a week holiday and came home toilet trained during the day, 2 weeks later he was sleeping through the night without wetting his nappy.
    I’m currently toilet training my youngest, who is just over 2 1/2. I started trying to train him shortly after his 2nd birthday when he was taking an interest in the potty, however he wasn’t ready and it didn’t work. I decided to give it a rest for a few months. Once we were in summer I tried again and just like that, he started showing another interest in the potty, wearing jocks, pulling them up and down etc. He’s slowly getting there. Daycare have been great and say he’s doing really well. Some days at home we have a few accidents and other days we don’t have any. If he’s busy playing with his siblings he’s more likely to forget to go.
    Good luck with it all, it’ll happen :-)

  • I trained my son during the summer months when he was 2 years old. Its best to start them early!

  • I dont think there is a particular age. Some are ready at 18 months, some not until 3 or 4. Its child dependant. They will let you know when they’re ready. If they tell you when they’ve done a wee or poop and show interest in going to the toilet give it a try, but don’t push it if they don’t seem to get it straight away- stressing over it will make it harder. Kids learn in their own time.

  • It all depends on the child, as a general rule it’s between 2-4 years. Some nail it bright and early with no looking back, some start of good then seem to like their nappy more and some just show no interest in the potty/toilet and will not do anything on them. You know your child they all show signs of wanting that nappy off and on to the toilet as wee is coming.

  • Every child is different. I took my cue from my kids. My girls were ready around 2 and a half however my son was over 3.

  • My 2yo has been pooing in a potty or toilet seat over our big toilet since he was about 17months old.

  • I started introducing toilet time to my daughter when she was 22 months, but never forced it because she wasn’t interested yet. After she turned 2 I encouraged it more and about a month later she told me “toilet time” and it’s stuck ever since. She’s 2.5 now and only wears a nappy at nap time and if we’re in the car for a long time but she will usually hold them till she can use a toilet.

  • Both of mine trained themselves when ready. I tried at two but it was too early. Around the time they were 3 – 3 1/2 they wanted to use the toilet and it only took two weeks or so to get the hang of it. Knowing the right amount of toilet paper to use though is still an ongoing battle.

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