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How long should potty training take?

By Andrea Olson | December 8, 2017 |
How long should Potty Training take

Usually parents in the midst of potty training their toddler are the ones asking this question: how long should potty training take? And, usually these parents are asking it because…

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Why we don’t potty baby every 15 minutes

By Andrea Olson | November 14, 2017 |
Why we don't potty baby every 15 minutes (clock timing)

Once upon a time, I met a new mama at a playground in Berkeley, California, and we started to chat about EC. She told me: “Oh, I tried that. I just…

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When you can expect to be done with elimination communication

By Andrea Olson | October 30, 2017 |
When you can expect to be done with EC

Last vid we spoke about when you can stop using diapers. That video is here if you missed it. Today we’re going to talk about when you can expect to be done with EC.…

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When can you stop using diapers with your baby?

By Andrea Olson | October 12, 2017 |
When can you stop using diapers

You have a baby. Your baby wears diapers. You might want to know WHEN you can STOP using DIAPERS already. If you hate changing diapers, the cost, the waste, or…

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Yes, you can start EC at 12-18 months of age. And finish.

By Andrea Olson | September 25, 2017 |
Pros and Cons of Starting EC with a Young Toddler

Translations of this post: Spanish You can start potty training at 12 months old with elimination communication. Okay, okay. I just did that for Google. So people can find this post. You…

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Why starting EC with a mobile baby can be super fun, and challenging.

By Andrea Olson | September 5, 2017 |

Starting Elimination Communication with a 6 month baby, up to 12 months old, is absolutely recommended. And common! ​Most of you found out about EC (or had the guts or…

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Why starting EC at birth is easiest…and dang hard

By Andrea Olson | August 29, 2017 |
Pros and Cons of Starting EC with a Newborn Baby

Starting Elimination Communication at birth is a no-brainer! I’m gonna share why The Golden Window is 0-4 months old, why starting EC at this age will help you stick with…

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How to learn your baby’s patterns

By Andrea Olson | August 14, 2017 |
How to learn your baby's patterns

Over the many years that I’ve been teaching Elimination Communication, I’ve learned one thing above all else: When you feel lost or unsuccessful, re-learn your baby’s patterns. Every single time…it…

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Why I bought a package of size 5 diapers 3 days ago

By Andrea Olson | July 31, 2017 |
the diaper as a tool for EC

I have a confession to make. A dirty, filthy, so-not-PC-for-EC, confession. I bought a pack of size 5 Seventh Generation disposable diapers 3 days ago. Let me explain…and in doing…

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How often do babies need to pee or poo?

By Andrea Olson | July 21, 2017 |
How often do babies need to pee or poop

Today we’re gonna talk about the very mysterious timing of babies’ elimination systems…fondly known as #1 and #2. How often do babies pee? How often do babies poop? How often…

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