Resource Page

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The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, & Teresa Pitman (Ballantine Books; 8 Rev Upd ed, 2010; ISBN: 0345518446)

Diaper Free: The Gentle Wisdom of Natural Infant Hygiene by Ingrid Bauer (Plume, Aug 29, 2006; ISBN: 0452287774)

The Diaper-Free Baby: The Natural Toilet Training Alternative by Christine Gross-Loh (White-Boucke Publishing, Jan 2, 2007; ISBN: 1888580305)

EC Simplified by Andrea Olson, MA (©2011 DreamGrowers LLC & Andrea Olson; see:

The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins, RN, MS (Harvard Commons Press,  6th ed., 2010; ISBN: 1558327207)

Infant Potty Training: A Gentle and Primeval Method Adapted to Modern Living by Laurie Boucke. (White-Boucke, 2000; ISBN 1-888580-10-0)

Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way by Mayim Bialik.  (Touchstone, 2012; ISBN 1451662181) --I include this one because she has a chapter on EC, which I didn't know when I got this book in my pile of library books one day

Websites & Blogs
Beyond Birth Seattle is a non-profit organization of health care professionals who have served the Seattle parent community for decades. Beyond Birth Seattle provides evidenced-based education, counseling, care, and support to families regarding parenting and breastfeeding. We believe professional guidance and peer support helps parents become more confident and capable of caring for their young children.
Books for nursing mothers  (La Leche League)
Our Mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Find the information you want on healthy pregnancynatural childbirth, and baby care. You'll find everything from natural baby care basics to baby carriers and elimination communication.
DiaperFreeBaby is a network of free support groups promoting a natural approach to responding to babies' elimination needs. This practice is followed worldwide and is known as Elimination Communication, Natural Infant Hygiene, and Infant Potty Training. The process involves observing one's baby's signs and signals, providing cue sounds and elimination-place associations, and can be done with or without any diaper use.
Welcome to EC Wear.  We have a fantastic selection of clothing that will make EC easier for your family! 

Local Groups

Diaper Free Baby groups (a link to worldwide online groups)


"Cultural Relativity of Toilet Training Readiness: A Perspective From East Africa" by deVries  Pediatrics 1977; 60:2 170-177

"Relationship Between Age at Initiation of Toilet Training and Duration of Training: A Prospective Study" by Nathan J. Blum, Bruce Taubman, and Nicole Nemeth.  Pediatrics 2003; 111:4 810-814 (while EC is not synonymous with toilet-training, the article may speak to some common concerns about the practice)

Other Media

Heather Lalley / Staff writer.
Spokesman Review (1064-7317)
Aldort, Naomi.
Natural Life (0701-8002)
1 Sep 2009. p.34(2)
(Aldort, Naomi. "When your diaper-free baby grows into diapers." Natural Life Sept.-Oct. 2009: 34+. Gale Science In Context. Web. 27 Sep. 2012. )

'Diaper-free' babies let parents know when they have to go: ; Parents say babies are born with instinct to know when to go to bathroom
Charleston Daily Mail
29 Aug 2007.

"0-1 year: Diaper-free baby" by Pitman, Teresa. Today's Parent27. 10 (Oct 2010): 179-180.

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