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Shifting from EC to Potty Training: What’s the difference?

By Andrea Olson | March 20, 2023 |

You’ve heard there’s a difference between EC and potty training, but what is it, and why? Is there a point when it’s better to shift gears? In today’s episode, Nicole…

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Can EC Prevent Colic?

By Andrea Olson | March 14, 2023 |

Did you know your newborn might cry because they have a natural instinct to stay dry? Could there be a connection to excessive crying bouts (like “colic”)? Find out in…

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More About Poop: Blowouts

By Andrea Olson | March 7, 2023 |

Blowouts are just part of life with a baby… or are they?? What if you could get through the baby years, all the way to potty independence, without ever encountering…

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What is a “Potty Pause”?

By Andrea Olson | February 28, 2023 |

This is a re-post of an article originally published by Andrea Olson on December 21, 2015 Potty Pause. A not-so-great word. Let me share what it is and what to do…

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Building Sound Association

By Andrea Olson | February 21, 2023 |

Have you ever seen (or heard) parents making sounds during EC that cue their baby to go potty? Ever wondered how in the world they do that??? It’s called sound…

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Getting a young toddler to signal

By Andrea Olson | February 14, 2023 |

You’ve heard of young toddlers signaling that they have to go potty, but when it comes to your kiddo, there isn’t a signal in sight! Is there anything you can…

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How do I deal with setbacks after completion?

By Andrea Olson | February 7, 2023 |

Your LO is finally potty trained! Or so you thought…. Today Nicole answers questions from two mamas who have run into challenges after their kiddos completed potty training.   You…

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All About Poop!

By Andrea Olson | January 31, 2023 |

We all know babies poop (a LOT). But what do you do when your baby poops while nursing, in the high chair, only while standing, or in his undies? In…

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How much play on the potty is too much?

By Andrea Olson | January 17, 2023 |

Toys and books can be helpful tools to encourage your kiddo to sit on the potty and stay there… until they become a distraction! Today Nicole breaks down how and…

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Night, Night, Night Potty

By Andrea Olson | January 10, 2023 |

Nighttime pottying can be a great addition to your EC practice, but only if it helps everyone get more sleep. In today’s episode, Nicole troubleshoots 3 questions from mamas who…

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