BY SLEEP TRAINING KIDS
Potty training may cause an anxiety-induced sleep regression.
Kids who potty train may experience sleep regression caused by separation anxiety.
Toddlers who are potty training may also be experiencing age-related sleep regression.
common ways potty training impacts sleep
01 The sensation of voiding
02 The feeling of a full diaper
03 Kids’ bladders can’t hold it in
04 Effort to remember to use the potty
05 Getting attention when they need to pee
06 Deep sleep affects potty training
Daytime Potty training can affect sleep for more than a year!
Nighttime potty training, on the other hand, can affect sleep for several years. It’s going to depend on how deeply your child sleeps – and how they react to nighttime potty training.
Do a potty before bed
Treat dry undies in the morning as a wonderful surprise
Assign an on-call parent for potty duty each night
The child’s behavior will guide you to adjust nap & bedtimes
Keep things sleep-friendly.
But when you let your child potty train on their schedule and you focus on helping them get good sleep, things do work out.
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