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Baby signals: stopping, starting + changing! – let’s dig a little deeper into EC signals today

By Andrea Olson | January 14, 2019 |
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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 |
6 week elimination communication update

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 |
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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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Tantrums…I’m at my wit’s end.

By Andrea Olson | November 5, 2018 |
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Our 4th baby, Branson, is 19 months old now and he has turned into our Master Tantrum Thrower, Honorary. Luckily, regarding potty time, he is not resistant. (This is mostly…

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Branson’s 17 month Elimination Communication Update

By Andrea Olson | August 6, 2018 |
Branson 17 months

Perhaps you know that my youngest is now 17 months old…and may want to know where we are these days regarding his Elimination Communication progress. (Even if you’re only on…

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The dangers of early potty training: Do they really exist?

By Rebecca Mottram | April 23, 2018 |
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This is a re-post of an article originally published by Rebecca Mottram here on March 16, 2018, at littlebunnybear.com. Most British terms have been replaced with US terms for ease of…

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Make a paradigm shift: Diapers are a back-up, not full-time toilets

By Andrea Olson | April 21, 2018 |
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Primitive “diapering” methods often involved placing soft, absorbent materials under baby’s bottom inside the sling or papoose. Their purpose was to add extra protection during times of cold weather, travel,…

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How to hold a newborn baby over the potty

By Andrea Olson | February 16, 2018 |
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Many parents want to start Elimination Communication with their babies as early as possible. When they find out that EC can be started at birth, the first question is: How…

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Pottying in the car line…with no top hat potty, no diapers, no wipes.

By Andrea Olson | February 12, 2018 |
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This week in the elementary school car line (which is the loooong line of cars I wait in while my 2nd grader is released from school), I was quite unprepared…

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Potty Training: The 3 things you should NOT do

By Andrea Olson | December 12, 2017 |
Potty Training - 3 things you should NOT do

There are 3 specific things you should NOT do when potty training your toddler. How do I know? Well, truth be told, I have never personally potty trained any of…

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