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My baby girl was potty trained a few months ago and indeed in the beginning she was so "proud" of her new hability but also not mastering it completely that she went really often on the potty. I guess this is part of the training process and you have to be patient about it. All the time "lost" now is for the greater good later on. If it keeps going on, you ...


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You have my sympathy. Having one child with encopresis is awful. I can't really imagine accurately what it's like to have two children with this problem. Parents of children with idiopathic constipation often blame themselves and their toilet training problems (which were often present). First a quick reassurance: a rectal examination finding stool in the ...


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First, don't punish him! I highly doubt he is intentionally deciding not to use the restrooms because he just feels like being naughty, these are accidents that he is unable to avoid. I'm sure the embarrassment of them is more then enough punishment to make him want to stop them, further punishment will not help. Worse, punishing him for accidents he ...


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If it's only at daycare there maybe a cause. Ask him about it, don't let him give you an 'I don't know'. If there isn't a certain cause he's probably scared and shy. He need to be assured that it's okay to tell the teacher, even if she is busy. I know I had a problem with approaching my teachers, still do, have him try and talk to her about something ...


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My brother had this problem and my mum tried to ignore it and he still had accidents until he was at least 12 (although he was ashamed and tried to hide it). My brother's counselor and doctor solved the problem by making him go to the bathroom on a very strict schedule. My brother had to "go poop" every night right after dinner, and he wasn't allowed out ...



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