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How to start EC with a stealth-pooping baby


You want to try EC, but your baby is a sneaky pooper and hates the potty. What do you do? Today Nicole explains how you can still begin EC, and even catch a few poops!


You Will Hear:

  • What to expect when starting EC during the newborn phase (0-4 months)
  • The difference between a poop miss and “skid marks”
  • Other considerations that might be confused for potty resistance
  • Alternatives to holding baby on the mini potty
  • Strategies to help baby stay on the potty longer (and not hate it)


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Resource Recommendation

Go Diaper Free: my popular EC book that simplifies EC, beginning to end

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xx Andrea

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Andrea Olson

About Andrea Olson

I'm Andrea and I spend most of my time with my 6 children (all under 12 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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