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Your video guide to toilet training

Toilet training can be a challenging developmental stage, so the health visiting team have put together a video to support you through the process of toilet training your child. Every child is different, so will be ready at different times, but most children are ready between the ages of two to three and reliably dry by the age of four.

This video offers support and advice on knowing when your child is ready to start potty training, how to get started and what to do on the first day. It also highlights the importance of your child drinking enough and moving around, and offers tips on how to make the process go as smoothly as possible for your family.

Download our potty training reward chart

To help encourage and praise your child during the toilet training process, download and print off our potty training reward chart that they can fill in each time they sit on the potty, use the potty for a wee or a poo, pull up or down their own pants and wash their hands.

Potty training reward chart

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Page last reviewed: 23-11-2022

Next review due: 23-11-2025