Today on the Go Diaper Free Podcast we're talking about what to do when you've started EC, but are having trouble getting a catch.
Specifically, I'm answering a listener question from Debbie from Layton, Utah who has just started EC with her 8-month old daughter.
“Hi. My name is Debbie. I'm from Layton, Utah. My baby Cosette is eight months old, and I am just now starting EC. I have been trying for about a week now, and I've been trying to catch the transitions, so like after the high chair and the bed, the naps and waking up in the morning, but I can't seem to catch anything. She always has already peed in her diaper by the time I get to her in the morning. My question is, how can I get her to wait until I get her on the potty? Do I just keep trying and hope that she eventually puts two and two together?”
It can be disheartening when you've started Elimination Communication and every time you provide a pottytunity your baby has already gone!
Today we'll take a step back and talk about two paths that you can take when beginning EC that might help on your journey.
Listen to the full podcast episode for a special musical surprise at the end!
You will hear:
- The two paths for beginning EC
- How to incorporate the four easy-catches
- The power of naked, diaper-free observation time
- How to meet your baby where they are
- How to catch that first wake-up pee
- What specific tool can provide more catches (you'd be surprised)
Links and other resources mentioned today:
Top Hat Potty at TinyUndies.com
Mini Potty at TinyUndies.com
Easy Start Guide for EC (Free Download)
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