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How Early Can I Start Potty Training? : And which tools should I use to potty train at that age?

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Is it ok to start potty training “early” and how early is too early? What about “readiness”? And how long should the process take?

Today we'll also explore the decision facing us: do we do potty training, early potty training, or this thing called “elimination communication?”

What age you can start, what to expect and what tools you need for a successful experience for you and your child.

You will hear:

  • at what age you should start potty training
  • choosing your method: Elimination Communication (EC), early potty training, or potty training
  • how potty training looks at different ages
  • permission for you as a parent to choose when to start, including
  • how to decide when you as a parent are ready
  • benefits of potty training early vs. waiting
  • timeline for completing elimination communication and potty training

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I look forward to discussing with you in the comments, below!

xx Andrea

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Andrea Olson

About Andrea Olson

I'm Andrea and I spend most of my time with my 5 children (all under 10 yo) and the rest of my time teaching other new parents how to do Elimination Communication with their 0-18 month babies. I love what I do and try to make a difference in one baby or parent's life every single day. (And I love, love, love, mango gelato.)

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