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My 3.5 y/o son wont use the potty anymore, esp to poo & nothing wrks..

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He was peeing every time in the toilet, but he would never go poo in it. I found out I was pregnant about 3 wks ago, and now he refuses to go in the toilet at all. He would rather go in his underwear, then he tells me he did it, but will claim its an accident. We have done sticker charts, and treats, now i'm down to letting him be naked. I've even tried time outs and he doesn't care about any of it. He is almost 4 and i'm sure he is trying to get more attn, but I'm at a loss as to how to get him to start going again on his own, or telling me when he has to go. Any advice will be great!

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Well an option is, you can feed him prunes and give him supositorys then when he has to go bad put him on the potty he'll go and then it wont be a big deal anymore.
He doesnt have a prob going poop, he just wont go on the toilet, and he never tells me when he has to poop. The last thing i wanna do is give him something that will give him loose stools, and scare him even more, plus it wld be a terrible mess when he doesnt tell me he has to go. As a last resort I might consider this, but i think it would be kind of tramatizing. Ty for ur adivce tho.
It is probably just a phase, him thinking if he does this, he'll still get attention from you and baby won't replace him.

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