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Sleep causing a potty pause: What to do when sleep gets good…but potty time gets worse.

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Today on the Go Diaper Free Podcast we're talking about what to do when changes in sleep cause a potty pause.

Specifically, we are answering a listener question from Gwenn, from Edmonton Alberta Canada:

"Hello, my name is Gwenn, I'm from Edmonton, Alberta in Canada. I have a question regarding the potty training, because I have to do some sleep training with my six-month-old baby girl, and now we are doing a super fun potty pause. So my question is, what is the best thing to do from here? How do I get back on track with it? Thank you."

I think many parents can relate to a change in sleep routine causing changing in pottying behavior.

And, believe me, this isn't easy.

But getting back on track is possible, and in today's episode we'll go over some methods that will help you!

Listen to the full podcast episode for a special musical surprise at the end.

You will hear:

  • How to redirect a potty pause
  • What potty pauses are, and how to know when you are experiencing one
  • What changes to expect at 6-months-old
  • How to do an EC reset, using the easy catches and observation
  • How to get back into a rhythm with your baby

Links and other resources mentioned today:

The Go Diaper Free Book

Podcast Episode 26 - Getting Back on Track with EC

Podcast Episode 23 - On Potty Pauses

Potty Pause Resolution Mini-Course

Getting EC Back on Track Mini-Course

”The Bear Song" - a new song by Aly Halpert and Friends

The Baby Sleep Site

Free Observation Log

Podcast Episode - Easy Catch #1

Podcast Episode - Easy Catch #2

Podcast Episode - Easy Catch #3

Podcast Episode - Easy Catch #4

Easy Start Guide for EC (Free Download)

Download the transcript

If you can't listen to this episode right now (um, sleeping baby!?) and read the transcript here:

Transcript: Sleep causing a potty pause

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Have your baby's signals ever changed along with their nighttime routine? Please leave a comment below with your experience!

I look forward to chatting with you in the comments.

xx Andrea

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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