Potty Training Hygiene: How to Minimize Germs (Video)

Hand washing and other cleanliness tips

child washing hands

Potty training can be a messy business. But there are simple things you can do to keep germs at bay and teach your child healthy habits:

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  • Pre-moistened wipes can make clean-up easier on you and your child.
  • When finished going, teach kids to close the lid before flushing.
  • Most important is hand washing. With warm water and soap, wash for 15 seconds then dry thoroughly with a clean towel.

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