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How do I start EC or toilet learning with a young toddler (12-18 months old)? (AKA “Late Start EC”)

By Andrea Olson | January 26, 2021 |

If you’ve just found out about infant potty training, or elimination communication, and your baby is between 12 and 18 months old, you’re not too late! You may feel like…

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Diaper-free Time: Are We Teaching Our Babies to Pee on the Floor?

By Andrea Olson | January 19, 2021 |

This post was originally posted on August 12, 2015, and has been fully updated on January 19, 2021 to include an audio (Podcast) version, a video (YouTube) version, and to…

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How do I balance bare-bum time and diaper-free time (And why does it matter?)

By Andrea Olson | January 12, 2021 |

When doing elimination communication with your baby, how much bare bum, naked time do you allow, and how much “diaper-free” time (with some type of a back-up) do you do…and…

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Mess-free potty learning from birth, using part-time EC

By Louisa Rickman | January 5, 2021 |

This is a guest post from Loiusa Rickman, our certified coach serving Gateshead, United Kingdom. Enjoy! xx Andrea Potty training doesn’t have to begin with older toddlers. EC is a…

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How do I move from part-time ECing to more full-time ECing?

By Andrea Olson | December 29, 2020 |

Maybe this has happened to you: you’ve been doing just the morning pee or just poops and feeling pretty good about part-time EC, but now your situation has changed, or…

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Praise: To praise or not to praise when doing elimination communication or toilet training?

By Andrea Olson | December 22, 2020 |

Is praising during potty training good or bad? Should we praise our babies when they use the potty while doing elimination communication? This is a great question and one that…

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Clean-up: How do I clean up the poo and pee while observing a diaper-free mobile baby?

By Andrea Olson | December 15, 2020 |

Clean-up, clean-up, everybody do your share…how do we clean up during observation and after pottying our babies with elimination communication, and are there any tricks? Today we’ll answer this question…

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How to Transform Your Onesies Into Tiny T-Shirts

By Natalie Robbins | December 8, 2020 |

This is a guest post from Natalie Robbins, our certified coach serving Indianapolis and surrounding areas. Enjoy! xx Andrea When we were expecting our firstborn, Elimination Communication wasn’t even remotely…

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Starting EC and observing a naked baby if really busy or traveling: Too busy to start? Here are some quick tips.

By Andrea Olson | December 1, 2020 |
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Many people say “I can’t start EC because I am too busy. This baby pottying business is NOT for busy moms.” But I say, “Baloney!” I have 5 kids spanning…

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4 Reasons EC Works: Why Elimination Communication Just Makes Sense

By Ariane Blais-Lacombe | November 24, 2020 |

At 10 months old, my daughter can sit comfortably on her mini potty. This is a guest post from Ariane Blais-Lacombe, our certified coach in Chicago/Quebec. Enjoy her very own…

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