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Ways to train child to pee standing up - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   How do I teach my 5 year old son to pee standing up and to pee at a urinal. I am his father, and I would like him to go standing up.                                                                                                                   
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   you can train him by asisting him and guiding as to what he shol ddo to stand and pee
Doctor :   children learn with time
Doctor :   and as they grwo up
Doctor :   *grow up
Doctor :   you need to be patient while he learns
User :   He does not want o try. How do I make him try
User :   I want him to pee standing like all boys do
Doctor :   you cannot force him as well, if you feel that he is slow
Doctor :   you can take help from his doctor
Doctor :   and get a child counselling done
Doctor :   they will take care of the problem
Doctor :   also a behavioral therapist would help him to change his habits.
Doctor :   have you followed what I said?
User :   Yes, but should I also have him watch my example
Doctor :   yes you can
Doctor :   it should help him to learn
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
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