toilet training- needing a nappy to poo
how do you break the cycle?
Luke has had major issues with his bowels. a result of his tube feeding and 18 months ago he had serious bowel infection c.difficle and had to be blue lighted to a surgical centre with a suspected bowel obstruction/perforation and needed lots of invasive tests. We've managed to toilet train him to wee by standing up as he was so anxious about sitting down. He will now sit down but won't relax enough to let his bowels open. he's on a regular maintainence dose of movicol but pooing in a social situation is still very difficult. On holiday he withheld his bowels for 10 days and ended up with impactation that required lots of medication to help him go. we've tried sitting him on the toilet when he breaks wind and although he's happy there he withholds, until you put a nappy on. I'm worried about him starting school in September because although he will be in pants he needs a nappy to poo and I think he will withhold with anxiety.