Riley is now 20 months old and beginning to show signs that she is ready for potty training. She can distinguish (most of the time) between "poo poo" and "pee pee" and is getting better at telling us when she has gone poo in her diaper. She's also very interested when the dog needs to pee as well as when her daddy and I need to go. This leads me to try and decide if I should train her on a tiny potty or on the big potty.
After reading several moms' blogs and benefiting from their experience with this subject, I decided to try and potty train her right away on the big potty. Of course, I needed to find a potty training seat which would work well on our big potty and that's when I discovered the Baby Bjorn Toilet Trainer. Here's my experience with this item.
When I first took the Baby Bjorn Toilet Trainer out of its box, I was puzzled. There weren't any other parts included with this toilet seat. How was this thing going to work? I looked at the directions and saw just how easy it would be to install this seat onto our regular toilet.
All that you had to do was turn the large wheel on the underside of the Toilet Trainer to the right, and the two arms attached to the wheel would start to move outwards. When the wheel would no longer turn easily, you were done! The two arms had then adjusted themselves for a custom fit to your toilet seat.
The great thing is that this potty seat can be easily removed for when grownups also need to use the toilet. Simply pull on the handle at the top of the Toilet Trainer and it readily pops out and can be hung on either a hook or maybe the bathroom's door knob for convenient storage.
The Baby Bjorn Toilet Trainer is also geared for safety and hygiene. The red outline that you see in my pictures above is actually a rubber trim which helps the Toilet Trainer to stay put on the toilet seat and not slide around. It also has a built in splash guard which ensures that what is supposed to go in the potty doesn't go anywhere else BUT the potty! It seems to me that this feature is essential for parents of little boys and who knows? If there's a way for a little girl to figure out how to get her pee OUT of the potty while sitting down, I have no doubt Riley will try it!
So, if you're a parent who is potty training your child directly on the potty or are thinking of moving your little one up from her small potty to the big one, then I would suggest giving the Baby Bjorn Toilet Trainer from Baby Swede a try. It looks great, is super simple to install, can be easily removed and doesn't slide around on your toilet seat either.
Disclosure: I received the Baby Bjorn Toilet Trainer from Baby Swede in order to facilitate my review. No other compensation was received. This product review is based on my own personal experiences with this item and is completely honest and objective.
I'm a former 7th grade Science teacher turned stay-at-home mom that lives in Houston, Texas. I am married to my college sweetheart and have a beautiful daughter named Riley, who definitely keeps me on my toes! I am also involved in starting a small business which would both manufacture and sell an invention that I've patented, called Toothpaste 2 Go. I love interacting with my readers and hope to learn as much about you as you learn about me!