Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Growing 'Diaper-Free' Movement Relies on Babies' Instincts, Body Language

The major question is, who's trained?

His mother took the diaper-less tot to a tree in the yard, held him in a squatting position and made a gentle hissing sound — prompting the infant to relieve himself on cue before he rushed back to play.

Parents who practice the so-called "elimination communication" learn to read their children's body language to help them recognize the need, and they mimic the sounds that a child associates with the bathroom. Read More.

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