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Five Ways of Potty Training for Girls


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Five Ways of Potty Training for Girls

It is yet another blessing to have a baby girl. She might have inherited your eyes or smile or she might have had your husband’s dimples. Either way, she will be the princess of the family. However, learning potty training is one thing that can’t be inherited. So what are the five ways of potty training for girls?

Above all else, a little girl is easier to potty train because she can perform what needs to be done just by looking at her mother as an example. Your baby girl needs to be potty trained not only by setting as an example but also by training her on a daily basis. Generally, girls sit on the toilet bowl to pee and poop. So first of all, tell and show her how to sit on the potty. After you do this, you can lead her to the potty and ask her to do what you just did. Do not pressure her and make sure she is seated safely to prevent any accidents.

Second, if your demonstration has failed, use an alternative. Use a potty training doll and show her that it will go to the potty everytime it needs to. Move the doll to the potty and make it appear as if the doll is using it. This will get your daughter’s attention since toys and dolls are her companion during playtime. She considers her toys as her friends so to be able to please her friends, she will do what they are capable of doing and that is using the potty.

Third would be clothing your daughter with a trouble-free and comfortable dress. This will provide her with an easier way to go to the potty and tend her bathroom needs. Wearing nothing will also be effective for the same reason as wearing a dress. Remind her to wipe from front to back to avoid bacteria from spreading.

Fourth, observe your daughter’s readiness or willingness. Sometimes, she will show in her facial expression and curiosity and say that she is interested in using the potty. By these actuations, it will be easier to make her have regular use of the potty without you exerting too much effort, time and energy. She will then be able to have a regular urination and healthy bowel movement.

Fifth, encouragement is always present in potty training. Without this, your daughter will not care or cooperate in the potty training. Remember that your convincing words are helpful, too. A slight convincing cheer or word will make a huge difference than doing nothing. Convince her from time to time to use the potty and perhaps she will actually do it. Keep in mind to never force her for this is another thing not similar to convincing.

Now that you know the five ways of potty training for girls, you should get started with your daughter. Do not waste any minute for it is priceless to see that your little princess has learned to use the potty as early as today.

Liyah Cherby is compassionate about children. She believes that children are the priority in the family. Their mental, intellectual and physical growth and development should not be compromised. That is why she writes about potty training to share to all parents how to rear a child properly. For more information about potty training click at


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