Elimination Communication: Pottying 5 month baby, including signals

By Andrea Olson | August 18, 2014 | 4 Comments

Noticing your baby's signal is one of the toughest parts of doing EC. Your baby may signal strongly as a newborn and then stop signaling at 4-5 months of age,…

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#16: My Birth Story: An Almost Unassisted Birth

By Andrea Olson | August 11, 2014 | 74 Comments
Session #16

My Birth Story: An Almost Unassisted Birth listen to the audio podcast here: or read the full story below: 1) early September 2013 I gather the 3 books out there…

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#15: Preparing for EC with a New Baby

By Andrea Olson | July 14, 2014 | 3 Comments
Session #15

We had our daughter Isadora on September 24, 2013, at 4:14am. Weighing in at 8lb even and a short 18 3/4″ long, she's a beaut! I'm preparing a series of…

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

By Andrea Olson | June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Session #14

This week's show is Part 4 of 4 of our series “When does baby need to pee?” In past sessions, we've discussed the other 3 Roads to Potty Time: 1.…

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

By Andrea Olson | May 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
When does baby have to pee? Part III

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…

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#11: My Elimination Communication Story

By Andrea Olson | April 14, 2014 | 9 Comments
My elimination communication story

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…

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

By Andrea Olson | March 10, 2014 | 3 Comments
Session #10 - When does baby need to pee? Part 2 of 4

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…

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#9: Elimination Communication Myths + Misconceptions, Part 1

By Andrea Olson | February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Session #9 - Elimination Communication Myths + Misconceptions, Part I

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…

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

By Andrea Olson | January 13, 2014 | 2 Comments
Session #8 - When does baby need to pee? Part 1 of 4

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…

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#7: EC Vocabulary and (ec)bonics

By Andrea Olson | December 9, 2013 | 1 Comment
Session #7

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…

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