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07 Feb 2006

withholding stools
my 3year old goes to the loo to urinate but she insists on a nappy when she needs to make a poo. How long must i let her use a nappy for stools? how do get her to use the loo for a poo?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

She will eventually learn. Let her sit on the toilet and encourage her to make a poo.Be very patient. She will come right for sure.
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