My daughter is almost five and refuses to poop on the potty, she is potty trained even at night but will not poop on the potty. I have been changing poopy undies for over two years now i just am at my end with this. We have tried EVERYTHING.... please help me.
Your daughter is not potty trained - if she were you would not be seeing this problem. I'm assuming she is medically well. If she has not been checked out, then be sure to do so. If she is OK medically, schedule times on the potty and rely on a reward system to build her motivation. If you happen to know any families who have children her age and who are trained, sometimes they can encourage a child who has not mastered the developmental task.
so medically she has CAH congenital adreneal hyperplasia and has has surgery to recreate her vaginia and she had reflux on the right side of her kidneys.... and had her tubes moved to fix it.. I am going to make a Dr. App, but i am just wondering if shes lazy because when i ask her about it she says i just felt like it or i don't know... is there a medical reason this could be happening?
There is likely no medical reason for the behavior, though it's important to check this, particularly in light of her history. My giess is that you'll end up having to approach the matter behaviorally, and in that light the approach I mentioned above is the usual recommended approach. I would basically ignore what she said in response to your question. Children make an effort to explain because there is the expectation of an explanation, when in fact they are not particularly in touch with what is occurring at such a young age.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.