Problems with Toileting (Preschool)
Bedwetting, daytime accidents, potty training and constipation
Although toileting is not really a behavioural problem, it can have a huge impact on the family when it’s not going according to plan and sometimes behavioural strategies can help. The best source of information is undoubtedly the charity ERIC who have a helpline and leaflets on everything from constipation to bedwetting and more. Lots of parents worry about this when their children are about to start school but typically in any class of thirty children aged 4 years, around 5 children will still be having daytime accidents. Have a look at www.eric.org.uk for some top tips such as blowing up a balloon while sitting on the toilet for constipation !
Soiling and wetting this is a helpful leaflet from the Royal College of Psychiatry which also discusses two real examples. Click here
Advice on potty training, constipation and bedwetting to be found on https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/