Hi everyone, I'm amazed to find this forum, had no idea it existed. So I have a 4.5 year old girl who only really trained at about 3.5 (with great difficulty) and it's been hit and mostly miss since. She can do a dry day - rarely - but she can do it. But mostly we are talking several wets a day (from little bits to full blown accidents) and in a bad day, some soiling too. We have tried everything we can think of and can't seem to sort it and I'm getting desperate. She often comes home from nursery looking upset and with bags full of wet clothes and burst in to tears the other day because they had run out of knickers and put her in boys pants which I think she found humiliating. She tells me the toilet makes her sad and she doesn't like it but I think that's in response to the pressure the situation is starting to cause. Trips out, going to parties, shopping can all turn in to a battle to even get her on the toilet, never mind go. And often ends in her wetting herself in front of people. We saw a health visitor last year and went back to pull ups for a while but don't want to do it again, in honesty it didn't seem to help. At that time a GP checked for UTI but all clear. It was all put down to her being capable but probably lazy. She's also still extremely wet at night. I am running out of ideas and feel so sad to see her hurting and feeling embarrassed by it. Her sadness tells me that this possibly isn't just laziness or unwillingness to go and that there may be a deeper cause. Does anyone have any experience? Or any advice as to what steps I can take? I am really starting to stress out and I know she senses it. I'm just desperate to help her, especially with her starting school on September. Thank you x
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