The Ground Rules for Potty Training (Video)

There are many right ways to potty train

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I emphasize to parents that there really is more than one right way to potty train. Potty training is scary for most kids, but it will happen.

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Three things to remember:

  • Keep your child’s distinct personality in mind
  • Allow room for trial and error
  • Don’t get frustrated by mistakes (they’re bound to happen)

Deb Lonzer, MD

Deb Lonzer, MD

Deb Lonzer, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician and the Chair of the Department of Community Pediatrics for Cleveland Clinic Children’s.
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