Potty Training and Sleep Regressions: What To Know and Do

Children's legs hanging down from a chamber-pot on a blue background

While potty training my kids, I quickly discovered that suddenly they weren’t sleeping so well – and they woke up a ton more than usual. I wonder – does potty training cause sleep regressions? Potty training can cause sleep regressions during both daytime and nighttime sleeping due to increased awareness, anxiety, and delay tactics. Managing…