Mon 10, May 2021

What to do if your child avoids the toilet.

Janine Armocida is a Nurse Continence Specialist and Maternal Child Health Nurse at the National Continence Helpline 1800 33 00 66. She shared her expertise with Kidspot on a common issue faced by parents and carers – when a child seems scared of the toilet.

“Over my 15 years working in continence, I have helped many parents and caregivers get their child back on track and happily toilet trained. There are some simple tips you can try at home and health professionals are there to help you, too.”

Read the article on Kidspot to find out:

  • Toilet avoidance signs to look for
  • Common experiences which can lead to toilet avoidance
  • How to help a child who is avoiding the toilet

Have questions about children and toileting? Phone the free National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66 to speak with an experienced Nurse Continence Specialist.

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