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<p>OK, Wise Mamas, please tell me what potty I need to get for my 6 month old.  He has severe reflux, and holding him to poop is making it worse.  I think sitting on a <em>comfortable</em> potty may help.  Right now we have a small plastic one, and the poor little guy is so uncomfortable on it I just can't make him use it!</p>
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<p>So, what potty do/did you have for your 6 month old, and why do you like it?</p>
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<p>Have you tried a potty turtleneck on your little potty?  It made a big difference for my almost 4-month-old.</p>
<p>example: <a href="http://continuum-family.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=11_30" target="_blank">http://continuum-family.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=11_30</a></p>
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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>somegirl99</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1278479/need-help-which-potty-should-i-get-my-6-month-old#post_16038130"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Have you tried a potty turtleneck on your little potty?  It made a big difference for my almost 4-month-old.</p>
<p>example: <a href="http://continuum-family.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=11_30" target="_blank">http://continuum-family.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=11_30</a></p>
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<p>Great idea!  I am sure that will help.  I know I need to get a more comfortable potty, though.  His little bottom has no where to sit on the one that I have.  It is even narrower than this one <a href="http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/70141228" target="_blank">http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/70141228</a> with no back support at all.</p>
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<p>Do you mind sharing the brand of potty you use for your 4 month old?  Thanks!</p>
 

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<p>I use a Baby Bjorn little potty for him and hold him to support him up on it.  We currently use it on top of the changing table so it is a comfortable height for me.</p>
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<p>Oh, also I put a mirror in front of it so he can see himself and me, and I sing silly songs to him while he uses it.</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>somegirl99</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1278479/need-help-which-potty-should-i-get-my-6-month-old#post_16039068"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Oh, also I put a mirror in front of it so he can see himself and me, and I sing silly songs to him while he uses it.</p>
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we potty in front of the mirror too!  :)</p>
 

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<p>can he sit unassisted? I don't think too many potties really give "back support" b/c most people don't start potty learning until WAYYY past when that is an issue.</p>
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<p>we just had the ikea and BBLPs, which were fine, but my LO could sit alone by 4m. Before that I just kind of held her under her arms in a sitting position on there. There is the bigger baby bjorn potty, like 2-pieces, which has a bit of a back, but IME the two piece potties are difficult to really keep clean (too many crevices for the pee to get into).</p>
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<p>Thanks for your reply!</p>
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<p>He doesn't sit unassisted yet, so he needs something with a little support. Do you like the BBLP?</p>
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<p>I can hold him under his arms, but need something that he can sit on, rather that 'perch' on as he can't balance yet. He's really tall for his age, with a skinny butt, so perhaps something with a wider seat may work? Does anyone use those small seats to put on an adult toilet with little ones?</p>
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<p>I'm tight for money right now so I'd rather not buy a new potty without having a good idea that it will work.</p>
 

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<p>we started with the BBLP when DD was 9 months, so she could sit by herself, but she was incredibly tiny for her age (less than 14 lbs) and she didn't have any issues with falling in. I don't think it would be too hard to support a younger baby on, and we got ours for about $11, they're not a very big expense compared to a lot of potties out there. </p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Marissamom</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1278479/need-help-which-potty-should-i-get-my-6-month-old#post_16064593"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>we started with the BBLP when DD was 9 months, so she could sit by herself, but she was incredibly tiny for her age (less than 14 lbs) and she didn't have any issues with falling in. I don't think it would be too hard to support a younger baby on, and we got ours for about $11, they're not a very big expense compared to a lot of potties out there. </p>
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thanks Marissamom and emmaegbert!  i'm going to look for a bblp!</p>
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<p>nak</p>
 
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