Signs that Your Potty-Training Toddler Needs to See a Doctor
Part of the Potty Training For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Potty training forces you and your toddler to focus on waste elimination — a normal yet often messy process. Sometimes, this focus on toilet habits can bring to light issues that need the attention of a trained medical person. Take your tot to the doc when
She hasn’t had a bowel movement (BM) in three days.
He strains when trying to pee or poop.
She complains that having a bowel movement hurts.
He says peeing burns or hurts, or his pee stream is intermittent
She pees very seldom (every eight to nine hours).
He has sudden urges to pee and pees frequently
She uses the potty regularly but has wet pants, too.
He has blood stains on his underwear.
She has frequent BM stains on her undies.
He’s five and still bedwetting.