Questions tagged [stools]

Solid waste (also known as "bowel movement", "number two", or "poop")

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Kids wont potty train

I have 2 kids, ages 6 and 7. Neither of them have ever been completely potty trained. Neither of them pee themselves but both poop themselves. Both of them are in therapy, we've seen doctors and they ...
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My son is 8 and will not poop unless I'm 10 ft away from him. Anybody deal with this?

My son will only poop with me in the house. I have to walk him in. He has made progress but still won't poop in public bathrooms. I have only left 3 times in his life and he has held it the whole 3, 4 ...
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How can I get my 3-year-old to poop in the potty?

My son just turned 3 and he won't poop in the potty. When he poops in his underwear, he goes to the bathroom, takes his underwear off, dumps the poop in the potty, and flushes the toilet. If some ...
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When is a change in stool appearance to be expected after starting baby on wet and solid foods

We recently started our six months old daughter on vegetable purees and solid food, which she likes fine. She will eat a few spoons full, up to about 12 per meal. I read, and was told, to expect a ...
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Do cloth diapers actually decrease how long a child stays in diapers?

I've heard that cloth diapers encourage a child to not soil themselves, as they are less comfortable than disposable diapers, and that this leads to being potty trained quicker. Is this true?
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Is it wrong to wash cloth diapers in a shared washing machine?

My wife and I are having our first child and our considering cloth diapers. We live in an apartment complex with 10-15 units and all share the same two washing machines and two drying machines. We are ...
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Fake Poo/ Pee Trips

I am wondering if anyone has any insight on this situation we are in. My boy is 20 month old, hes been able to tell us when he wants to poop for sometime now. He usually poops once a day in the ...
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Is using a potty described in this video for 1 month++ old baby safe?

Is using a potty described in this video for 1 month++ old baby safe? I'm referring to supporting the child on the potty as he poops. My wife is strongly against it as there is no support for the ...
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