Toilet training, also termed “Potty training” is a source of contention for many parents. Whether it’s potty training boot camp, cloth diapers, or regular disposables-everyone has different views of what’s best. However, history shows us that our kids are potty training at a later age than ever.

Early Childhood Education Degrees has created an infographic entitled “The Straight Poop: Adventures in Toilet Training”, explaining some of the newest trends in potty training, and gives tips on early infant communication. According to the infographic, toilet training has changed.

The average age by which most children are toilet-trained changed from 18 months in 1957 to 36 months nowadays. But why have things changed? One explanation is that disposable diapers are less time-consuming for parents to deal.

The Straight Poop: Adventures in Toilet Training


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