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#1 JayPeePee

Posted 18 June 2019 - 12:54 AM

Have finally started this journey. God give me strength.

I've kept a record of successes for the last two days and what I've noticed is that DD wees between 10-15 times a day. That's a lot, right?

And in the morning, it's quite often; she'll need to go again after 20-40mins. By the afternoon it tapers out to 1.5hours or a bit longer.

We also have a lot of false wees. Though not sure if this is because she wants the mini m&ms reward so she says she needs to wee but nothing comes out.

I was thinking she's not voiding her bladder completely so I ask her to sit a little longer after she says she's finished, but there is no further wee.

Is this an overactive bladder? Each wee amount is what I consider a reasonable quantity for a small body but really I have no idea.

#2 ~LemonMyrtle~

Posted 18 June 2019 - 06:13 AM

Fake wees to get treats is normal. Both my
Boys (and our dog) did this. Once they started it I stopped rewarding fake ones and only rewarded wee in the potty.

My kids wee maybe 3-4 times a day now. Sometimes more, plus night time maybe once. But at first it was more as they had less capacity to hold on.

#3 Caribou

Posted 18 June 2019 - 07:22 AM

It takes a good 3-4 days before the wees taper out to 5-8 times a day

Having said that, she also may not be ready, so be prepared for that too :)

#4 Kiwi Bicycle

Posted 18 June 2019 - 08:00 AM

I would say overactive bladder as DS was peeing himself every 20 to 30 mins without warning abd he was diagnosedwith it. There's medication they take twice a day for a few months that strengthens the bladder muscles. Go talk to your GP.

#5 lozoodle

Posted 18 June 2019 - 08:27 AM

Mine were all obsessed with going to the toilet when they first TT, especially if we were out somewhere. It does die down :)

#6 PrincessPeach

Posted 19 June 2019 - 05:17 PM

It sounds a lot to me, but if she is simply doing it to get rewards then it's not surprising.

Could you change up the rewards to say one for a big wee, rather than just trying? It will at least rule out the want of a reward.

#7 Lady Gray

Posted 19 June 2019 - 06:06 PM

Yup, we had the same experience.  I don’t know if it was the novelty or just adjusting but for a few weeks it felt like she was doing way too many wees per day to the point I was wondering if she had a UTI or overactive bladder.  It normalised after a few weeks.

We also change the rule to treats for poos only!




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