I have a 3 week old and would like some advice on getting started. I was thinking about not using a cover to know when DS2 is going and then starting to cue him and maybe try the potty. I have a 3 year old as well that is not using the potty and may just do the same with him :)
We are going to be traveling in Feb, so I don't want to do too much too fast unless this is easier than I imagine it!
I didn't start DS until he was 2.5 mos, so someone else might have better advice than me on starting such a little one.
FWIW my suggestion would be to just make the cue noises when you catch DS2 going for now. So try for naked/diaper free time and use a prefold w/o a cover. This will give you time to learn his cues and for him to learn what the cue sounds mean. Then when you're done traveling try cuing him over a bowl/sink/potty as much or as little as you feel comfortable with at the time. Hopefully this sounds easy enough for you to get started with.
Oh, and I really do suggest reading Christine Gross-Loh's book. I just found it so helpful and informative!
N, wife to my goofball K and mamma to my EC grad D (July 2010) and my new little love S (May 2013). Exploring the uncharted territory of tandem nursing with my two boys.
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