Holds

An overview of the various positions for toileting your baby

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for the various holds you may like to try to support your baby and what you may like to use as your catching vessel.  It's important your baby feels safe in your hold so it can relax to eliminate.  Once you are both completely at ease, go on to the real thing with the process described in the relevant age-specific section.

Holds

Full Support Hold over anything

Hold out with a supportive and secure in-arm hold.  Can turn sideways and nurse while on it.

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Cradle Hold over anything

Hold out with a supportive and secure in-arm hold.  Can turn sideways and nurse while on it.

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Sitting Hold

Hold out with a supportive and secure in-arm hold.  Can turn sideways and nurse while on it.

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Facing Potty Sit.jpg
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Standing Hold

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POTTY STATION set up at home

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Dignity not to sit in own poo

Self-esteem & independence

Smaller nappy bag out & about

More aware of gut health

Quality bonding time activity

Less chance of nappy rash

Baby retains bodily awareness

Less washing and/or landfill 

Save money

with less nappies