How to get my 3 yr old daughter to stop peeing her pants?

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (7 posts)
  1. Jesse Mugnier profile image71
    Jesse Mugnierposted 5 years ago

    How to get my 3 yr old daughter to stop peeing her pants?

    My 3 year old has understood the concept of using the potty for about 2 months now, but still has at the very least one accident every day. Sometimes she does try to make it to the potty but she isn't fast enough, this I can understand. But the times when she just stands there and pees herself are frustrating and confusing for me. How do I get her to stop doing this and use the potty all the time?

  2. innerspin profile image92
    innerspinposted 5 years ago

    She's still very young and learning about things. Children differ at what age they are physically capable of recognising the need to empty their bladder. Sometimes, they are too caught up in playing to pay attention to when they need to go, a gentle reminder every now and then may help.

    Your daughter is doing well with training. Give positive feedback when she uses the potty, this stage will probably pass sooner than you think.  Keep up the good work.

  3. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    She is just learning to recognize her body signals.  It takes time and patience.  If she is at home with you, take her frequently to the potty.  Let her go with you when you have to go and say it out loud when you feel the urge coming on.  She will begin to realize that her body will let her know.  It's best not to show discouragement when she has an accident.  I'm sure she doesn't like peeing her pants and the feeling of the wet clothes. Use positive reinforcement and perhaps the promise of new, favorite panties for a no accident day.  Good luck, you'll soon be through this stage!  Enjoy her at every stage, they group up fast! smile

  4. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    The responsibility at this age rests with you.  She needs to be taken to the bathroom every hour or two depending on her liquid intake and simply remind her to go.  "Come, let's head to the bathroom." 

    Get her some fancy underpants that she might really like to wear but they have to stay dry.  If she is still having trouble back up a little bit and get some pull ups for another couple of months.  Everyone matures at different rates.  Most importantly relax and don't let it get to you, this will pass quickly.

  5. Lyn.Stewart profile image69
    Lyn.Stewartposted 5 years ago

    I agree with duffsmum you need to be still taking her to the toilet every hour or so to help solidify the hard work you have been doing. You could give her a sticker for her toilet chart each time she is dry till lunch time and another for her being dry till dinner as well as taking her all the time to the toilet. Once she has enough stickers you could buy her a toy or book or take her somewhere special.

    You can check out my hub on this if you would like to. It is based on how I was toilet trained many many years ago. Of course I tweaked it so it would fit my son when I used it. Many of my friends have also used it and tweaked it for each of their children. The most important thing to remember is to not get upset or angry when these accidents happen.

    http://lyn-stewart.hubpages.com/hub/How … ur-toddler

  6. Lady Wordsmith profile image79
    Lady Wordsmithposted 5 years ago

    This is completely normal, and boys do this for even longer!  She's not doing anything wrong, and all you need to do really is clean her up, without expressing disappointment or frustration (because both can lead to your daughter feeling anxious, in turn leading to more accidents), and giving stickers for every successful potty or toilet trip.  She'll be dry all the time eventually.  It doesn't matter how long it takes her. 

    My boys all trained really quickly during the day, but took a very long time for them to be dry at night because they are all such heavy sleepers, still wearing pull-ups when they were four, five, six.  It's no big deal.  It's only a big deal if you make it into one.  It's just wee!  Don't let anyone suggest that you're failing if your daughter has accidents, because you're not.

    1. Junegirl58 profile image73
      Junegirl58posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      When my daughter was that age, she had the same problem until she followed my niece into the bathroom.  After theat she strutted her little but right into the bathroom and peed in the potty.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)