what can I do to help / fix this?
I hope some one can advise me! My DS is 2 years 9 months . We started potty training 2 weeks ago using Gina Fords 7 day guide. He is definately ready, dry nappy after naps, knows when he poos , can pull own trousers up and down , and will sit on the potty, reasonably willingly.
It started ok and we quickly made progress with wee wees on the potty, by the end of week one we were down to 2 / 3 accidents a day with one day of 1 accident. However he will not poo on the potty and continually does it in his pants!
This week he has gone down hill and just seems to have lost interest, gets distracted and forgets to go. We had been putting him on potty ever half an hour but he is 'bored' with being asked and now ansers Noooo dont need wee , then promptly wets. The poos are not getting any better.
We have been using a reward chart, and bribary but now its just not bothering him. I really dont want to put him back into nappies but I am expecting 2nd DC in december and both DH and I work full time so a good bit of the time the continuing potty training falls to nursery or grandparents. GPs are struggling- DS says no and they go 'ok then' .
We did arrange time off work to do the 1st week but cant really do this again.
Can anyone help with advice? Should we give up or persevere??? x