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Glycerine suppositories and potty training

For parents/guardians who used glycerine suppositories as a potty training aid, especially if their children had become chronically constipated or encopretic during potty training.
Are you
Mom
Dad
Other
How old are you
16-20
20-30
30-40
40-50
Older
In your view, a healthy child should do a dooey on the potty
Whenever, so long as they don't strain
Every 2-3 days
Every day
More than once a day
I would automatically give a suppository if the child was straining to do a dooey and couldn't push it out
Yes
No
I would routinely give a suppository if the child hadn't done a dooey for days
Is your child a "jelly tot" (i.e in need of suppositories very frequently)
Yes
No
In what room do you give them
Bathroom
Bedroom
Child is in what position
Bending over
Over the knee
On all fours
Lying on side
Lying on back
Lying on stomach
Do you use any lube other than water (e.g vaseline/ky jelly)
Yes
No
What sort of thing do you say when you're at the point of inserting the suppository
Do they cry and fuss when you push it in
Never
Sometimes
Always
Used to
Do you have to watch over the child to ensure that he/she don't expel it prematurely
Yes
No
Are you watching over them when the suppository takes effect and they do a dooey
Yes
Yes, would do that anyway
No
When they've done it, do you examine it (check for blood, note consistency/amount)
Yes
No
Did your parents do this to you?
Yes
No
This poll was created on 2013-02-15 19:02:24 by SUZI_F