Will he EVER be potty trained???
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|Mon, 05-05-2003 - 2:49pm|
Does anyone else here have this problem with their AS or PDD-NOS child? Alex will stay dry as long as he's TOLD to go to the potty on a regular basis (and this is often met with resistance). But he absolutely REFUSES to poop in the potty. His pediatrician had suggested having him ask for a pull-up to wear when he needed to poop, because his intestines were getting so irritated from holding it in. Dh and I decided that once he turned 6, there would be no more pull-ups during the day. Well, to say the least, I'm getting SO tired of washing so many pairs of underwear a day! He is so irregular in his schedule; it's impossible for me to watch him that closely 24 hours a day to get him to sit on the potty when I think it may be time; he always picks the few moments that I'm preoccupied with something else and soils his pants.
We've tried absolutely everything - forcing him to sit on the potty, NOT pushing the issue, reward systems, having him clean up everything, etc., but NOTHING seems to work. Anyone else going through this? Any suggestions?