Potette Travel Potty Review

Potette travel potty review

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I thought I would share with you a fab product that we used on our potty-training journey. I hope this review of the Potette travel potty will give you some useful information if you’re wondering which portable potty to buy for when you’re out and about.

Potette travel potty review

Potty-training the twiglets

We started potty-training C when she was 2 years and 8 months. H wasn’t ready (still p*ssing all over the house if I took his nappy off 🙈). Also, I figured I’d personally find it more manageable to do one at a time anyway, given that I wasn’t sure how it was going to go and had basically no idea what I was doing.

Anyway C did amazingly with wee and was dry within a couple of days. She started off doing well with number 2s as well but then seemed to regress after a little while, and now waits until she has a pull-up on at night to go 🙈 She’s not dry all night so we can’t take the nappy away yet but I’m sure she’ll get there eventually. I’ve read and heard that it’s very normal for 💩 to be a bit more tricky to crack.

Where can you buy the Potette travel potty?

Potette travel potty review

A fellow twin mum recommended the Potette to me. So when we realised we were rapidly heading down the potty-training road with C, we headed straight to Mothercare and bought one. They’re also available from lots of other places too – John Lewis, Jojo Maman Bebe, Amazon etc.

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How does the Potette work?

The Potette is basically a fold-away travel potty. You just open out the legs and click into place which takes seconds. Then you place a liner inside (a plastic bag with an absorbent pad in) and hook it round the legs.

TOP TIP: Always have a liner on there ready so you can whip the potty out and use it immediately (your kid I mean, not you obvs 🤣)

The Potette folds almost flat and comes with a drawstring bag to store it in. There are lots of suitcase-style travel potties on the market but given the fact that I still seem only able to leave the house with 50,326 bags of crap, I really love that the Potette folds flat. I just slip it in C’s rucksack with her spare clothes and wipes.

When the child has done their β€˜business’ (hate that word in this context 🤣) you just take the liner off then walk around with a bag of wee or poo until you find a bin 🤣 I usually just shove them discreetly in the buggy basket.

Potette travel potty review

Summary of the Potette travel potty


  • Super convenient and easy to use
  • Also doubles as a toilet seat
  • Folds flat so easy to transport
  • Gives peace of mind when out and about
  • The liners are bidegradable.


  • Buying extra liners is a tad on the expensive side. However, if you use the potty mainly just for emergencies like we do, you don’t get through too many. Failing that, I’m sure a carrier bag and a bit of kitchen roll would do the job 🤣🤣
  • Not the most environmentally friendly as the bags are disposable (they are biodegradable though as mentioned above).

I hope this review of the Potette travel potty was useful to a few of you 😊 There was no sponsoring, gifting or anything here – I just think this product is fab so thought I’d share the love. What have you found invaluable for potty training? (Other than a sh*tload of wine obvs – that goes without saying 🤣)

Thanks for reading and if you’re starting potty-training soon, GOOD LUCK!

Til next time,

Hannah xx

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