Potty Training

Is your toddler ready to start potty training? Here, you'll learn the basics of potty training, and find potty training tips to help the toilet transition go as smoothly as possible. Plus, don't miss our comprehensive section on potty training gear.

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Parents Are Hiring Potty Training Pros Proving It's OK to Ask for Help When You Can
A child psychologist explains a trending service: potty training consultations. Here's what parents need to know about the specialists who are paid to provide guidance, coaching, and support through this milestone.
7 Potty Watches Your Toddler Will Love Wearing
Potty training watches remind your toddler to go to the bathroom at regular intervals—and they also double as a super-cool accessory! Here are a few of our favorite potty watches on the market.
I Tried This Alternative Therapy to Get My Kid to Poop
After my family moved, my 4-year-old suddenly started holding in his poop. Nothing I tried worked to get him to go to the bathroom. I turned to experts who explained why this might be happening and what I could do about it. Here's how my son started pooping again.
Can Childcare Providers Tell You When Your Kid Has to Be Potty Trained?
Policies differ across preschools, daycares, and states. Here's what parents of toddlers who aren't toilet trained need to know.
I Learned Not Trying to Potty Train is the Best Way to Potty Train
My son was one of the only kids his age still wearing diapers. But after stressing for so long, I realized forcing him to potty train wasn't the way to go.

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5 Easy Potty Training Tips
Trust us—we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts—everyone from Parents.com readers to doctors—who spilled their secrets on getting your toddler potty trained in no time.
Pee-Proof Pajamas Now Exist for Bedwetting Toddlers (And They're Actually Super Cute)
Overnight diapers help prevent bedwetting but can hinder potty training. Peejamas might be the solution we've been waiting for. 
The Best Potty Training Pants and How to Use Them

Potty training pants ease the transition from diapers to underwear. Learn about the differences between cloth and disposable options, then check out our top picks on the market today.