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

By Andrea Olson | July 9, 2019 | 117 Comments

This blog post was previously published in Dec 4, 2018. It has been updated to include the audio and video versions. Listen to the Podcast Watch the Video Version If…

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Counting catches and misses

By Andrea Olson | July 2, 2019 | 4 Comments

Should you keep track of every single catch and miss throughout your day? We’re going to talk about that with today’s topic: catches and misses. I recently saw an image…

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The purpose of a diaper

By Andrea Olson | June 25, 2019 | 18 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about diapers, or more specifically: the purpose of a diaper. “Well, isn’t the purpose of a diaper quite obvious, Andrea?” Well, I actually have a…

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Teaching baby to signal

By Andrea Olson | June 18, 2019 | 14 Comments

You may have been wondering how to teach your baby to signal. Pottying your baby is a whole lot easier when they can tell you that they need to go…but…

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The re-set

By Andrea Olson | June 11, 2019 | 16 Comments

What should you do when EC feels overwhelming, or you’re feeling unsuccessful, and you just need a break from it all. Or, what I like to call: The Re-set. Maybe…

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Starting solids (and how it affects elimination communication)

By Andrea Olson | June 4, 2019 | 15 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about a fun topic: what to expect when starting solid foods with an EC’d baby! Are you considering starting solid foods with your baby? Or…

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Potty Training after Elimination Communication (does it make you a failure?)

By Ariane Blais-Lacombe | June 1, 2019 | 57 Comments

This is a guest post from Ariane Blais-Lacombe, our certified coach in Chicago/Quebec. Enjoy her very wonderful and unique journey where she combines elimination communication with potty training in a…

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How do you potty train a baby?

By Andrea Olson | May 28, 2019 | 9 Comments

Today we’re going to answer the BIG new thing on everyone’s mind: How DO you potty train a baby? Sort of a big question, right? Although I’ve spent yeeeaaaarrrrrs breaking…

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Why newborns cry while peeing

By Andrea Olson | May 21, 2019 | 12 Comments

So today let’s talk about why babies cry while peeing. You hold your newborn baby over the potty, as carefully and calmly as you’ve been taught…and then your baby begins…

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Why babies resist the potty

By Andrea Olson | May 14, 2019 | 12 Comments

Today let’s explore why babies resist the potty and what you can do about it. When your baby resists the potty while doing elimination communication, it can be a frustrating…

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