Yes, you can start EC at 12-18 months of age. And finish.

By Andrea Olson | September 25, 2017 | 15 Comments
Pros and Cons of Starting EC with a Young Toddler

You can start potty training at 12 months old with elimination communication. Okay, okay. I just did that for Google. So people can find this post. You are not actually starting potty…

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Why starting EC with a mobile baby can be super fun, and challenging.

By Andrea Olson | September 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Starting Elimination Communication with a 6 month baby, up to 12 months old, is absolutely recommended. And common! ​Most of you found out about EC (or had the guts or…

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Why starting EC at birth is easiest…and dang hard

By Andrea Olson | August 29, 2017 | 34 Comments
Pros and Cons of Starting EC with a Newborn Baby

Starting Elimination Communication at birth is a no-brainer! I'm gonna share why The Golden Window is 0-4 months old, why starting EC at this age will help you stick with…

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How to learn your baby's patterns

By Andrea Olson | August 14, 2017 | 8 Comments
How to learn your baby's patterns

Over the many years that I've been teaching Elimination Communication, I've learned one thing above all else: When you feel lost or unsuccessful, re-learn your baby's patterns. Every single time…it…

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Why I bought a package of size 5 diapers 3 days ago

By Andrea Olson | July 31, 2017 | 49 Comments
the diaper as a tool for EC

I have a confession to make. A dirty, filthy, so-not-PC-for-EC, confession. I bought a pack of size 5 Seventh Generation disposable diapers 3 days ago. Let me explain…and in doing…

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How often do babies need to pee or poo?

By Andrea Olson | July 21, 2017 | 21 Comments
How often do babies need to pee or poop

Today we're gonna talk about the very mysterious timing of babies' elimination systems…fondly known as #1 and #2. How often do babies pee? How often do babies poop? How often…

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July Ask Me Anything About EC (watch the replay)

By Andrea Olson | July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
AMA GoDiaperFree Cover Image - JULY 14

Every month I host a “live” Q+A where you can ask me anything about Elimination Communication. It's our chance to mingle and learn about EC together. (Because who do you…

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Easy Catch #4: Getting in or out of something

By Andrea Olson | June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Easy Catch #4 Getting in or out of something

Do you pee before a long road trip or at a pit stop? So do babies. Getting into or out of a carseat, high chair or your arms is the…

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How to use a top hat potty

By Andrea Olson | June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
top hat potty demonstration

Hi. It's time to share my favorite potty with you. The top hat potty, or baby potty bowl, is s really the only thing I recommend as “essential” for ECing…

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Easy Catch #3: Poop

By Andrea Olson | June 2, 2017 | 16 Comments
Easy Catch #3 Poop

Today we'll talk poop. Not much else to say other than helping baby poop in the toilet vs. his diaper is a no-brainer! Who likes changing poopy diapers? I don't.…

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