In part 1, Rebekah from Thoughtful Momma talks about how few cons there are to Elimination Communication. Today she carries on refuting the negatives:
Let’s move on to the second â€œconâ€ that is often brought to my attention: The idea that it might be messy or perhaps just plain unsanitary. It absolutely amazes me how many people think EC is actually just parents allowing their kids to poop all over the place without doing anything about it (um, ew?).
Read more: Refuting the Cons of Elimination Communication (Part 2)
Continuing on the theme of all things poo, I have asked my friend Rebekah from Thoughtful Momma to respond to the negative reactions people normally have to Elimination communication (in two parts). Rebekah has used EC with her three children, quite successfully.
Read more: Refuting the Cons of Elimination Communication (Part 1)
Today I welcome Sheila from A Gift Universe who has offered to share their experiences with Elimination Communication and how and why it did not work for them. Thanks Sheila! Of course, that means this is a post about poo, but don’t let that put you off!
EC was never my idea â€“ it was Marko’s from the start. I’d heard of the notion, but was never that into it. But when Marko was just shy of three months old, he let me know he felt differently.
Read more: Guest Post: For Us, Elimination Communication Means a Diaper
Before my daughter was born, I came across the term ‘Elimination Communication’ a few times. I looked at it, looked into it, and decided that we weren’t going to go that route with this baby. Somehow I felt that I had enough on my hands preparing for a home waterbirth, and the resulting newborn.
Read more: Mama Finally Talks About Poo â€“ Elimination Communication