From Elimination Communication to Potty Independence

  We have gradually been working on the transition from elimination communication to potty independence. We have prepared the bathroom environment in a manner that promotes independence. Our daughter has practiced necessary skills including pushing down her training pants and sitting down onto the potty. And now we are ready for the big leap: saying…

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Newborn Cloth Diaper Stash for Elimination Communication

Recently, some expectant moms asked for tips on building a newborn cloth diaper stash to use while practicing elimination communication from birth. I had planned to write a blog post about creating a minimalist natural newborn cloth diaper stash back when I was preparing for my second baby (over a year ago!). Instead, I included…

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Elimination Communication Benefits

I was inspired by a recent post in an elimination communication support group and realized that it’s about time I make a list of elimination communication benefits. I’m not usually one to go around trying to convince people to try EC. If someone isn’t interested, that’s fine by me. But when I do find someone…

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Cloth Training Pants Comparison Review

Welcome to our Ultimate Guide to Cloth Training Pants! If you are looking for the best cloth potty training pants, you are in the right place! This comparison review includes cotton training pants and also waterproof PUL training pants. These are all washable reusable training pants. We’ve included both toddler training underwear and elimination communication…

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Elimination Communication 3 Months Old Baby

We switched which elimination communication backup and supplies my daughter was using when she was three-months-old, so I figured we should provide an update. (It took me a while to publish this post – life has been busy!) To see what we had been using up until this point, see my post on practicing Elimination…

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Elimination Communication and Breastfeeding

EC Could be the Answer to Your Breastfeeding Woes Elimination communication (or EC for short) is a fancy term for allowing a baby opportunities to pee or poop in a potty. It’s not the same as potty training a toddler. It’s more of a collaborative effort between parent and child. When the baby signals the…

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Elimination Communication with a Newborn from Birth

We have been practicing elimination communication with our newborn baby girl since she was born. I would like to share which tools have been working well for us and some journal entries from these early days. This is our second child we are EC’ing but the first time starting elimination communication from birth. With our…

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