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Note to Self: Prunes really do work for constipation

By Andrea Olson | January 6, 2016
curing constipated baby cooper

I re-learned a very important lesson today with my 3rd ECd baby. Even when doing Elimination Communication with a very young baby, things can get backed up. Constipation happens when…

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When EC Stops Working: The Elimination Communication “Potty Pause”

By Andrea Olson | December 21, 2015
When EC stops working: The Elimination Communication "Potty Pause"

Potty Pause. A not-so-great word. Let me share what it is and what to do about it…. So you’re doing Elimination Communication with your baby and everything was going great for…

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How to Know When Your Baby Needs to Pee

By Andrea Olson | November 18, 2015
4 roads to potty time - How to know when a baby needs to pee

When you’re doing EC with your baby you’re gonna need to know how to determine when your baby needs to pee. In potty training language, this could be considered your…

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Dr. Sears, Diaper Rash & Natural Diaper Rash Treatment

By Andrea Olson | November 4, 2015
Diaper rash treatment

Natural diaper rash treatment…it’s possible and simple. In this article I’ll share why and how through the lens of practicing infant pottying. I’m a pretty avid follower of Attachment Parenting…

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Video: 5 month old baby’s pee signal

By Andrea Olson | November 2, 2015
EC video - 5 month old baby's pee signal

My 5 month old baby signals that he needs to pee by fussing. This is the most common baby signal for elimination communication. Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate, I earn…

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Pottying your baby with toddlers around

By Andrea Olson | October 11, 2015
Toddler pottying a baby with EC - Pottying your baby with toddlers around

We are driving home from an event in Raleigh and I snapped this photo at Duke Gardens of me ECing Cooper while Isadora helped me by holding his legs and…

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Why Emily Ditched Attachment Parenting

By Andrea Olson | October 7, 2015
Is-Attachment-Parenting-Ruining-Your-Life

Attachment Parenting worked in some ways for Emily @Holistic Squid…but not in others. This is a photo she made: Attachment Parenting worked for me. It pretty much rocked and I’d…

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Video: Toddler pee signal

By Andrea Olson | October 6, 2015
toddler pee signals on playground

Here’s my first son when he was 17 months old signaling that he needs to use the potty by squatting and then grabbing his crotch. Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate,…

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Why are we trained to watch our babies poop and THEN change their diapers?

By Andrea Olson | September 15, 2015
watching our babies poop, waiting to change their diapers

As a preface, this post is about how we parents have been trained to wait for our babies to go in their diapers. Which is different from noticing that our…

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Elimination Communication How-to Video #2 -Pottying Baby On-the-Go (In the Car)/ Timing

By Andrea Olson | September 11, 2015
EC on the go video

Practicing EC on the go is one of the biggest challenges for most new parents. Here I am pottying my then 5 month old baby over his tophat potty in…

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