Resources

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Purpose made ‘chaps’ make potty trips quick and convenient. A nappy can be worn on top.

The Victorians knew what they were doing when they designed these enamelled child size chamber pots.

The Victorians knew what they were doing when they designed these enamelled child size chamber pots.

BLPT clothing and equipment

Bunny Bear EC Wear is a UK online shop supplying handmade one-wet cloth pants and split crotch trousers and leggings made from upcycled clothing and materials. Split crotch trousers made from new materials are also available as custom orders. https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/BunnyBearECWear

 

 

Split crotch trousers mean baby can stay warm during potty trips.

Split crotch trousers mean baby can stay warm during potty trips.

Marija Mikolajczak runs the US based EC Wear: Cute & Convenient Clothes for Elimination Communication, the eco-friendly, traditional alternative to diapering. Ship to the UK www.ecwear.com

The EC Store is a great US site selling a range of exclusively EC related clothing and equipment. Ships to the UK www.theecstore.com

The Continuum Family is a Canadian based shop selling all things natural parenting: cooperative board games; slings; baby supplies and of course lots of great EC gear. Type in the code NFB10 for a 10% discount. Ships to the UK http://continuum-family.com

Cloth nappies

The Nappy Shed is a cloth nappy company based in Oxfordshire. Sally demonstrates her washable nappies at a monthly stall in Oxford alongside tumbebe. She sells a variety of cloth nappies, plus waterproof pads etc online and also hires out trial systems. www.thenappyshed.co.uk

Plush pants is another Oxfordshire based company who specialises in cloth nappies and natural menstrual products. She has a range of small sized training pants and the wonderful hippychick brand www.plushpants.co.uk

www.goreal.org.uk Formally the Real Nappy Campaign, Go Real is a central meeting point for all things cloth.

Slings

Joey Slings sells beautiful Mei Tai slings. Based in London www.joeyslings.co.uk

Other Websites with information on EC

Established in 2004, Diaper Free Baby is an international EC organisation. It hosts articles and forums, and publishes a quarterly newsletter. It has an EC shop. DFB organises a mentor system throughout the states and across the world, with mentors promoting the DFB method and organising workshops in their area. www.diaperfreebaby.org

An Australian website covering many aspects of natural parenting. Including a new site explaining part time EC www.tribalbaby.org

Laurie Boucke, a pioneer of EC, created this website www.TimL.com/ipt

An ingenious nap-time solution from China.

An ingenious nap-time solution from China.

Apps

Caroline Williams has created an EC app. Here’s what she says about it:

Happy No Nappy is the first App for EC. It is a simple to follow “how to” guide to incorporate EC into modern everyday life. Clear explanation and easy to follow guide. 69p in the iTunes App Store

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/happy-no-nappy/id708832890?mt=8

Anna Low and her husband also created an EC app for iPhone designed to help people get started with EC by allowing them to track and identify their babies cues. £1.99

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ec-app/id696486355?mt=8

www.eliminationcommunication.net

Online Documents

Baby pottying basics. Short leaflet explaining nappy free basics. Devised by Antonia King in order to be sent out to Health Professionals and support people in Oxford. Please feel free to print this off and use it in you own area. (Please do let us know.)

This extremely well researched factfile is provided by Buckinghamshire County Council. http://www.bucksinfo.net/recycleforbuckinghamshire/assets/documents/brni-fact-file-1-feb09