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Signs Your Toddler is Ready to Start Potty Training

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[SOUND] Hi, I'm Dr. Altman. Are tired of diaper doody? There's a good chance your toddler is too. In fact she may be letting you know she's ready to get out of diapers. Here are some signs that it's time to start potty training. She stays dry for several hours at a time. She has regular predictable bow/g movements.

She shows signs that she's about to go in her diaper, such as hiding or squatting. She seems uncomfortable when her diaper is dirty and asks to have it changed. She follows simple instructions, walks to the bathroom, and helps undress herself. Finally, if your toddler asks to use the toilet and wear big kid underwear, she's likely ready to take this big step.

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