When does baby have to pee? Part III

#12: When does baby have to pee? Part 3 of 4

By Andrea Olson | May 12, 2014

As I've said many times before, it's so important to understand all 4 of what I call “Roads to Potty Time.” This episode covers the 3rd way to know it's time to offer the potty to your baby. Generic (or common) Timing. Most babies hold their pee in various situations, so pottying them before or after…

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My elimination communication story

#11: My Elimination Communication Story

By Andrea Olson | Apr 14, 2014

Sometimes we just need to share our stories! Today I share my entire EC journey with my son, Kaiva, from beginning to end. Since Kaiva turned 3 years old, I thought it must be a good time to share our whole infant potty training story, beginning to end. I hope that my journey ECing Kaiva…

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Session #10 - When does baby need to pee? Part 2 of 4

#10: When does baby need to pee? Part 2 of 4

By Andrea Olson | Mar 10, 2014

When does your baby need to pee? Four ways exist. Today's episode covers #2: your baby's natural timing. Every baby has an inherent pottying rhythm; a certain amount of time lapses between feeding and peeing, and between waking and peeing. And between each subsequent potty thereafter. If you can get acquainted with your baby's natural…

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Session #9 - Elimination Communication Myths + Misconceptions, Part I

#9: Elimination Communication Myths + Misconceptions, Part 1

By Andrea Olson | Feb 10, 2014

Infant Pottying is somewhat rare in most Western countries. People have strong reactions to what seems odd to them: A baby without diapers? Pottying at that age? Asking to go to the bathroom…at birth? Mostly, these reactions involve the creation of myths and misperceptions. I'm going to try to clear up some of these myths,…

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Session #8 - When does baby need to pee? Part 1 of 4

#8: When does baby need to pee? Part 1 of 4

By Andrea Olson | Jan 13, 2014

Let's dive right into the 4 ways to know that your baby needs to pee. EC is great…if you know what to look for and if you've got some information on-hand about the different ways to know baby has to potty. More often than not, my readers come to me after so many months of…

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Session #7

#7: EC Vocabulary and (ec)bonics

By Andrea Olson | Dec 9, 2013

This week's episode of our EC podcast covers the vocabulary that most people use when talking about doing EC/infant potty training with their babies. Funny how there are so many little sub-languages out there. This one is sure to entertain…and hopefully will clear up some of the questions in your mind. What is a miss? What…

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Session #6

#6: What is EC? Part 2

By Andrea Olson | Nov 11, 2013

Hi! This episode of my podcast on going diaper-free brings us closer to a complete understanding of what EC is…Part 2. We’ve covered, back in episode 2, what EC is in a very small nutshell, and a list of things that EC is not. That got us in the right frame of mind and now…

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Session #5

#5: Part-time EC, Explained

By Andrea Olson | Oct 14, 2013

In this sesh of The Go Diaper Free Podcast, we're going to cover Part-time EC – whether you work outside of the home or are choosing to do EC just part of the time, I'll give you an overview of what doing EC and having a life can look like. So many folks put off trying or…

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Session #4

#4: The 9 EC No-no's

By Andrea Olson | Sep 9, 2013

In this session of The Go Diaper Free Podcast, we’re going to cover what can get in your way with Infant Potty Training. What can make EC feel like a subtle version of hell. I call ‘em the 9 EC no-no’s. They are things you’ll want to avoid at all costs. I've been helping parents like you…

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Session #3

#3: When to Begin EC

By Andrea Olson | Aug 12, 2013

In this 3rd session of The Go Diaper Free Podcast, I share with you when to begin EC, including the optimal starting age, starting where you are, and what to do if you’ve exceeding the optimal window for EC altogether. The cool thing is that there is a resource for everyone, no matter what age baby, and I…

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