I need information

Just beginning

Research suggests that the ‘best’ time to train your child is between 18 months and 2 and a half years of age.

We know that every child is different, that what works with one doesn’t work for another. You know your child, what they need to feel safe and how they learn. Toilet Training is a partnership between you and your child to achieve success.

Check out the resource library for indicators of readiness …


Trouble Shooting

Be patient and stay supportive, remember your child is learning a new skill and that takes time and will involve accidents and mistakes

If it becomes stressful, stop for a while

If you sense an issue, talk to your maternal and child health nurse or your doctor

Check out the Troubleshooting eBook ……

Top 10 Tips

  1. Drinking
  2. Move nappy changing into the toilet area
  3. Familiarisation with toilets or potty
  4. Undies
  5. Routine
  6. Expect accidents
  7. Relax
  8. Privacy and respect
  9. Stay positive
  10. Stop if you need to

Check out the free Top 10 tips in detail on the resources page

Resource Library

The TTE resource libraby includes

  • 3 eBooks
  • Top 10 Tips
  • Toilet Training Basic Information Flyer
  • Equipment you’ll need
  • Videos

Our website will also continue to be updated with the most current research and learning from around the world.

I need to talk to someone

Come along to an information session and meet people sharing your exprience

Schedule of Events

I need to someone to talk to

To support your toilet training journey, we provide the resource library and access to Anne Ferrie, our toilet training specialist.

Its natural to feel like you want to talk to a specialist. The first step would be for you to attend an information session. A list of dates are on the event page.

Download all the free information and access all the specialist knowledge in the resource library. Attend one of our events and talk to your maternal and child health nurse.

We are here for you if you need some further assistance – you can call or organize a consultation.