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potty training a 4 year old

So as I said in my previous post about speech delay bump is now 4 and still not potty trained, I started off potty training at 2 and its just been a struggle ever since, I feel like I've hit a brick wall and I just don't know what to do anymore.

he wont sit on the potty or the toilet, have tried everything to encourage him, books, dvds haven't tried a reward chart because he would have no interest in that.  Took his nappy away but he will just wet or pooh himself and not care.

He wears a nappy to nursery and he is due to start reception in September, what am I going to do send him to school in a nappy? I cant do that, I'm hoping and praying he's just going to decide to do it on his own but he is quite happy still wearing a nappy with no prompt to change him if he's done a pooh.

I'm at a loss and feel like a total failure, I've potty trained his sisters perfectly fine so why cant I do it?


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  1. Margaret Clarkson
    I hope you can get this sorted, I'm sorry I don't have any good advice, I hope someone with relevant experience posts some advice for you,

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  2. my son did not like the toilet at first but he would only sit on the potty if he had his tablet or reading a book to start with. When he started nursery we took a potty there and luckily he was dry doing the day quite quickly. Night time took so much longer and he was 6 by the time he was potty trained at night. Boys tend to take longer than girls. We took him to the doctor who said boys normally take after their dads. With summer coming up need to try and keep persevering with pants on and praising him when he sits on the potty or putting one of his cuddly toys on the potty and taking turns :-)

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