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American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Toilet Training

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ISBN-10: 0553381083

ISBN-13: 9780553381085

Edition: 2003

Authors: Mark L. Wolraich, Sherill Tippins, American Academy of Pediatrics Staff

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The Toilet-Training Book Your Doctor Recommends How will I know when my child is ready? What do I do if my child resists? How can I handle bedwetting and other accidents? Whats the best way to make this a positive experience for both of us? Helping your child through the toilet-training process may be one of your greatest challenges as a new parent. And when it comes to this important developmental stage, every child is unique. Some are ready earlier than others, and not all children respond to the same approach. If youve been confused by conflicting advice from friends, relatives--even other books--here is expert advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization representing…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

SHERILL TIPPINS  is the author of February House: The Story of W. H. Auden, Carson McCullers, Jane and Paul Bowles, Benjamin Britten and Gypsy Rose Lee Under One Roof in Wartime America . She lives in New York City.

Foreword
Toilet Training: A Natural Part of Growing Up
When to Toilet-Train: The Right Age
When to Toilet-Train: The Right Reasons
How to Toilet-Train: What's Best for Your Child
Training with Confidence: Creating Your Plan
How to Tell When Your Child is Ready
"Gotta Go!": Physiological Readiness and Motor Skills
"What Does This Do?": Cognitive and Verbal Readiness
"I Can Do It!": Emotional Growth and Social Awareness
"I Think She's Ready. Now What?"
Encouraging Your Child's Progress
What's a Potty For? The Power of Association
Choosing and Installing a Potty
Getting to Know the Potty
"What a Big Girl!": Following Up on Success
Moving On: Increasing Confidence and Self-Esteem
Accidents, Resistance, and Other Toilet-Training Challenges
"Again?": Why Accidents Happen
Two Steps Back: Regression
Different Skills, Different Schedules
An Early Exercise in Teamwork
Toilet Training and the Older Child
"It's Your Body": Fostering Self-Management
There's Power in Numbers: The Benefits of Peer Pressure
Let's Talk About It: Overcoming Obstacles
Beyond Toilet Training: Common Problems and Their Causes
"I Just Can't!": Physical Challenges
Fecal Soiling
Medical Examinations
"I Don't Understand!": Social and Environmental Obstacles
"It Was an Accident!": Emotional Issues
"I Forgot": Cognitive Challenges
"She Did What?": Seeing Beyond Your Own Agenda
Toilet-Training Children with Special Needs
Physical Challenges
Behavioral and Mental Disorders
Better Each Day
Bedwetting
Bedwetting at Any Age: What to Look For
Bedwetting After Age Five: Physical and Emotional Causes
Staying Dry at Night: Parenting Techniques, Tools, and Medications
The Self-Sufficient Child
What Will You Learn About Yourself?
What Will You Learn About Your Child?
What Will You Learn About Your Family?
Enjoying Your Self-Sufficient Child
Resources
Index