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Starting potty training

Moving from nappies to using the potty or toilet is a big step for your little one, and some children are ready to take that step sooner than others. Here are some tips to help you work out when your toddler may be ready to start potty training and how best to begin.

Is your toddler ready to start potty training?

Most toddlers are ready to be potty trained between the ages of 18 months and 3 years. For some it’s a breeze, others take a little longer! Here are some handy tips to help you spot when your little one is on their way to being clean and dry.

Potty training: ready, steady, go!

It’s a good idea to pick a time for potty training when there aren’t lots of other big things happening, like moving house, starting nursery or bringing home a new baby. It takes time, lots of practice and plenty of patience! Here are some practical ways to get potty training off to a great start.

Last updated: 1 May, 2023