Author - Tim Porter

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Tim Porter, M.D. is a board-certified pediatrician at Weissbluth Pediatrics. He completed his pediatric medical training at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and is a Health Systems Clinician at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. At Weissbluth Pediatrics, our pediatricians are dedicated to providing your family with the highest level of personalized, attentive and collaborative care. By merging high-technology tools and old-fashioned practices, we will do our best to optimize your child's health and development. Resources available to "WP" families include office hours 7 days/week, a pediatrician on-call 7 nights/week, house calls, sleep and feeding specialists, free prenatal visits, weekly parent support groups, and more.

Potty training regression: possible causes and what to do about it

While nighttime control often occurs years later, mastering daytime bladder and bowel control is a process which takes, on average, six months for a child to complete. Urine and stool accidents are common during those months and should be expected.

Toilet training regression, however, is defined as loss of these daytime skills long after the process is complete. It is understandably frustrating and concerning for parents when their child, several months diaper-free, suddenly refuses to...

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 1:12 PM by Tim Porter