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Happy Pottying — Elimination Communication

How Can Baby Wearing Make Baby Pottying or Elimination Communication Easier?

Posted by Charndra P on

3 Ways Carrying and Wearing Your Baby Helps You to Reduce Your Diaper or Nappy Use… Wearing your baby helps to turn on your ‘baby radar’, making you more aware of the subtle body language of your precious baby. You can use this awareness to gradually reduce your use of diapers or nappies when practicing a little baby pottying. When your baby is held close, cuddled to your body in a baby carrier they are relaxed, they signal strongly and they can naturally hold on easier when upright. Though EC is about helping your baby to have elimination ‘comfort’ by releasing...

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Nighttime Elimination Communication: Who, me?

Posted by Emily Quick on

OK, so maybe not on the whole nighttime EC thing. I just simply do not wake up. To deal with nighttime misses, we sleep on wool. Sometimes we’re directly on our Snugglewool mattress pad. Sometimes there’s a fitted sheet on top of that, and I put a smaller wool blanket or piece of felted wool fabric under Henry and me. He stays right up against me, so it doesn’t have to be big. If I’m not in bed with him, we don’t have misses. He sleeps either naked, or with waterproof EC Pants on, or in a prefold and SIMPLYcover....

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Nighttime EC: Just keep trying

Posted by Emily Quick on

The past few nights, Henry and I spontaneously decided we were both going to Make The Effort. For nighttime Elimination Communication, that is. He woke dry; I woke at all. It may have something to do with the following: his top two teeth broke through the gums, apparently giving him some relief and ability to sleep for reasonable amounts of time the disposable diapers left over from our trip several weeks ago are finally used up with the teething and both he and Delia having slight colds, I’ve been forced to join one or both of them in bed earlier...

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