#31 How to tell others about EC (and not seem crazy)

By Andrea Olson | February 12, 2019 | 8 Comments
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You're a passionate EC parent. But still, you feel a little awkward talking about elimination communication in public or with new parents. Sound familiar? You aren't the only one! We've…

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#30 Easy Catch #3 – Poop

By Andrea Olson | February 5, 2019 | 14 Comments

Alright, we've learned all about Easy Catch #1 and Easy Catch #2 on the Go Diaper Free Podcast. Now it's time to cover Easy Catch #3 – Poop. How many…

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#29 Easy Catch #2 – The Diaper Change

By Andrea Olson | January 29, 2019 | 4 Comments

Today on the Go Diaper Free Podcast, you'll hear all about Easy Catch #2 – The Diaper Change. Miss our episode on Easy Catch #1? That's okay! You can check…

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#28 Easy Catch #1: The Wake Up + Pee

By Andrea Olson | January 22, 2019 | 11 Comments
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During the next four weeks of the Go Diaper Free Podcast I'll be going over the four easy catches! Today's episode is all about Easy Catch #1 – The Wake…

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#27 Baby signals: stopping, starting + changing!

By Andrea Olson | January 14, 2019 | 22 Comments
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Today's episode of the Go Diaper Free Podcast is all about baby signals. How will you recognize when your baby needs to potty? And, how can you teach them to…

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Twyla's 6 Week Old Elimination Communication Update

By Andrea Olson | January 12, 2019 | 22 Comments
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We've been doing Elimination Communication from birth with baby Twyla. You may have been following our progress and are curious about what it's been like over the last 6 weeks…

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Signaling: My baby doesn’t signal / How can I get my baby to start signaling? / My baby has stopped signaling.

By Andrea Olson | December 14, 2018 | 15 Comments
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Q: My question is: I don’t think my baby (6 months old) gives cues when she needs to pee (although she does for poo). Is that common? Or am I just…

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The unassisted waterbirth of our 5th baby: Full Birth Story

By Andrea Olson | December 4, 2018 | 115 Comments
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PLEASE NOTE: The below post contains graphic photographs and some nudity. You've been warned! :) As this was a natural birth, it is natural that I include some unedited documentation…

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Separation anxiety: My baby will no longer sit on the potty or let me hold her over the toilet.

By Andrea Olson | November 20, 2018 | 3 Comments

Branson at 18 months…Separation anxiety? Totally. Q: We used to have a guaranteed catch whenever Unya woke up in the morning or after a long nap, but now she is…

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Location: Should I potty my baby in the same place every time?

By Andrea Olson | November 14, 2018 | 35 Comments
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Q: I potty my 3.5 month old all over the place. First thing in the morning she seems to need to ‘go’ at about 5am so I ‘potty’ her on the…

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