Everything You Need to Know About Toddler Daycare + Potty Training
Of all the potty training problems I hear as an Oh Crap Potty Training consultant, one of the toughest challenges for parents is setting up for potty training at daycare or toddler preschool.
When I'm working with parents about to begin potty training, here are some common worries I hear about daycare or preschool:
What to do when potty training is not working in the preschool bathroom
How to work with the daycare potty training policy
What if your toddler refuses to sit on the potty
There are a thousand possiblities for how things can look depending on your child, the toddler preschool or daycare rules, and how much time you have to work with your child to begin potty training at home first. So here's your go-to guide to potty training with daycare and preschool!
What to do for Potty Training at Toddler Daycare and Preschool
Golden Reminder for Toddler Daycare
If your child is NOT solid with potty training at home:
Don't have the expectation that your toddler will be instantly solid at daycare.
When there's resistance to using any potty, often toddlers need to first feel comfortable at home BEFORE feeling okay with using daycare's bathrooms. Especially when it comes to potty training and poop anxiety.