By age

Toilet Training

Toilet Training

13 June 2024

You should know

You should know

Situations requiring medical consultation

  • 1
    Daytime urinary continence

    Until the age of 4, urinary daytime incontinence is considered reasonable, but if the situation persists after the age of 4, consultation is recommended.

  • 2
    Nighttime urinary continence

    From the age of 6, it is important to consult a medical professional. It is important to note that there are families in which toilet training occurs at a later age for genetic reasons. They can wait until the age of 7 or 8, if it suits the child or the family.

  • 3
    Daytime fecal continence

    Until the age of 4, misses are considered normal and part of the toilet training process. After this age, it is advised to consult a medical professional.

  • 4
    Nighttime fecal continence

    From the age of 3, it is worth consulting a medical professional.

  • 5
    Pain during urination or defecation and constipation

    Urination or defecation combined with pain or constipation manifesting in hard fecal consistency and low defecation frequency requires seeking consultation from a medical professional.

  • 6
    Children with a developmental delay or developmental disorders, neurological disorders

    In these cases, it is likely that the process will take longer and if necessary, consultation may be considered.