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Elimination Communication

A place for practitioners of and those interested in EC. Elimination communication (EC) is the art of using timing, signals, cues, and intuition to address an infant's need to eliminate waste into an appropriate place (e.g. toilet) rather than a diaper. Practiced full-time, part-time, or occasionally with babies who are younger than standard “potty training age”.

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Poop regression

Hi! We have been practicing elimination communication since baby was 7mo, now he is 2 and for a year he has been letting me know when he needed to poop. Over a month ago he was sick with mastoiditis and needed to be admitted to the hospital, when we came back home he was in antibiotics for 2 weeks, and it caused him...

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Is she ready?

I’ve been avoiding letting baby (15 months) play in the house with no diaper or pants. Today I decided to give it a try and she’s peed 4 times in the last hour. Once in the potty, once while breastfeeding, and twice while standing away from me. I think the during the very last pee she was crying for me to put her on...

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Parttime ECers: when do you put your baby on the potty and what misses do you accept?

Our baby seems to throw up every time we put him on after a feed so I've resigned myself to not doing that. But we don't seem to get any pre feed or post nap catches. It's still early days so perhaps we'll figure something out with more observation but I'm curious how/when others do it.

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HELP! Public restrooms and travel potties (no car)

Just starting out with a 2 month old. We're using a regular potty at home but I'm struggling to figure out how to manage EC on the go. We don't have a car so space is limited. I like the idea of going out with just a sling and a backpack somedays, though bringing a potty on the pram seems impractical too. We could...

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Potty

Hello everyone, What potty do you use for EC? At how many weeks/months did you start recognising cues ?)

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