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I just thought I'd stop by and let you all know how our ECing is going. I think the last time I posted in here was when I was brand new to EC!<br><br>
We've been doing EC since dd was 3 months old. We use diapers (fuzzi bunz or plain old disposables when the fb are in the wash), but we sit dd on the bblp at regular intervals. She usually goes right when she wakes up in the morning or from a nap. We also sit her on the potty with diaper changes and if it seems like she needs to go, though we're having a rough time with signalling. Sometimes she'll seem like she has to go, so we'll sit her on the potty, and the nothing. then later on with no warning, she'll poop in her diaper.<br><br>
We had a little bit of a set back a week ago, especially since we were travelling, BUT dd actually peed in a public bathroom TWICE! I was so thrilled. I got her out of her carseat to change her diaper only to find that she was totally dry. I held her over the toilet and made the cue sound and sure enough she went! Good thing no one else was in the restroom at the time. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> It was great. The third time I tried it, however, she got mad only to pee all over the changing table. Oh well, we're not going for 100%. I'm proud of my little peanut.<br><br>
We hadn't been ECing at night just because dd never fully woke at night. I didn't want to risk not being able to get her back to sleep. However, recently she has been waking up super wet, so the past 2 nights, I've been getting up when she first stirs and sitting her on the bblp and changing her diaper. I don't think she quite gets it yet because she's been taking a while to fall back to sleep.<br><br>
We're in the process of moving, so that could cause a setback, but we're doing pretty well. The grandmas seem pretty accepting of it and dh has been sitting her on the potty and making the cue sounds (something he made fun of early on). We're also starting to do some sign language, so that could help. A great new EC group just started nearby, so now we have a good support system.<br><br>
Take care, everyone! now I'm off to read how everone else here is doing <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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It sounds like you're doing great, especially with all that's going on in your life right now! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> Travelling and moving can be rough - we're going on a 4-day trip later this week and I'm sooo nervous LOL!<br><br>
Regarding your DD's signalling - I'd dump the dipes at home as much as you can stand. If DS is in a dipe he is so much more inclined to just keep playing or doing whatever he's doing, and not so inclined to signal. I don't know how mobile your DD is, but try letting her play on a waterproof or semi-waterproof mat and just observe her. Keep an eye on what she's doing or how she looks when she goes, and make your cueing sound and go ahead and offer the potty afterwards, so she will more closely associate the feeling with the action.
 
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