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BabiesEverywhere / ECers - I'd like to try EC with my 9 month old, any advice.

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ThisTooWillPass Mon 08-Sep-08 10:57:37

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ThisTooWillPass Mon 08-Sep-08 16:58:03

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ches Tue 09-Sep-08 03:48:06

It's never too late to start. At some point it progresses from EC to potty training. Loads of people put their 9 month olds on the potty and have them wee/poo. It's easier if you wait until she gives a sign that she's going to poo (does she grunt/squat/make a 'poo face'?) We didn't start until 14 mth old, but that's because he just wouldn't sit still for more than a couple of seconds until then, and a potty was never an option (great stacking/sorting toy) so we went straight to a toilet seat.

ThisTooWillPass Tue 09-Sep-08 12:01:00

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BabiesEverywhere Tue 09-Sep-08 14:19:10

"Is it as simple as sitting her on the pot, waiting and then praising her loads? "
Pretty much

Personally I don't really praise DD for using the potty/toilet. I tend to say. that's right, poo/wee belongs in the potty.

You might find this 'Late Starters' EC Yahoo Group here

HTH

BabiesEverywhere Tue 09-Sep-08 14:20:18

You might find this 'Late Starters' EC Yahoo Group helpful

Sorry DS asleep on my arm, typing one handed wink

ThisTooWillPass Tue 09-Sep-08 15:02:42

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