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Elimination communication (EC) is a practice in which a caregiver uses timing, signals, cues, and intuition to address an infant's need to eliminate waste. [1]

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Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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American Sign Language

American Sign Language (ASL) is a natural language that serves as the predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States and most of Anglophone Canada.

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Attachment parenting

Attachment parenting (AP) is a parenting philosophy that proposes methods which aim to promote the attachment of parent and infant not only by maximal parental empathy and responsiveness but also by continuous bodily closeness and touch.

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Baby sign language

Baby sign language is the use of manual signing allowing infants and toddlers to communicate emotions, desires, and objects prior to spoken language development.

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Baby-led potty training

Baby-led potty training is a system for meeting babies' toileting needs.

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Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.

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A caregiver or carer is an unpaid or paid member of a person's social network who helps them with activities of daily living.

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Chamber pot

A chamber pot is a portable toilet (bathroom), especially in the bedroom at night.

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Constipation refers to bowel movements that are infrequent or hard to pass.

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Defecation is the final act of digestion, by which organisms eliminate solid, semisolid, or liquid waste material from the digestive tract via the anus.

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Developed country

A developed country, industrialized country, more developed country, or "more economically developed country" (MEDC), is a sovereign state that has a highly developed economy and advanced technological infrastructure relative to other less industrialized nations.

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Developing country

A developing country (or a low and middle income country (LMIC), less developed country, less economically developed country (LEDC), underdeveloped country) is a country with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.

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A diaper (American English) or a nappy (Australian English and British English) is a type of underwear that allows the wearer to defecate or urinate without the use of a toilet, by absorbing or containing waste products to prevent soiling of outer clothing or the external environment.

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Dunstan Baby Language

Dunstan Baby Language is a theory about infantile vocal reflexes as signals, in humans.

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DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Gastrointestinal tract

The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, digestional tract, GI tract, GIT, gut, or alimentary canal) is an organ system within humans and other animals which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as feces.

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A hunter-gatherer is a human living in a society in which most or all food is obtained by foraging (collecting wild plants and pursuing wild animals), in contrast to agricultural societies, which rely mainly on domesticated species.

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Hygiene is a set of practices performed to preserve health.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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An infant (from the Latin word infans, meaning "unable to speak" or "speechless") is the more formal or specialised synonym for "baby", the very young offspring of a human.

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Infant Potty Training

Infant Potty Training is both the name of a means of toilet training and the title of a book by author Laurie Boucke.

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Irritant diaper dermatitis

Irritant diaper dermatitis is a generic term applied to skin rashes in the diaper area that are caused by various skin disorders and/or irritants.

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Open-crotch pants

Open-crotch pants, also known as open-crotch trousers or split pants, are worn by toddlers throughout mainland China.

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Pampers is an American name brand of baby and toddler products marketed by Procter & Gamble.

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Pelvic floor

The pelvic floor or pelvic diaphragm is composed of muscle fibers of the levator ani, the coccygeus muscle, and associated connective tissue which span the area underneath the pelvis.

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Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is an American multi-national consumer goods corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, founded in 1837 by British American William Procter and Irish American James Gamble.

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A sphincter is a circular muscle that normally maintains constriction of a natural body passage or orifice and which relaxes as required by normal physiological functioning.

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Squatting position

Squatting is a posture where the weight of the body is on the feet (as with standing) but the knees and hips are bent.

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A toilet is a piece of hardware used for the collection or disposal of human urine and feces.

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Toilet training

Toilet training, or potty training, is the process of training someone, particularly a young child, to use the toilet for urination and defecation, though training may start with a smaller toilet bowl-shaped device (often known as a potty).

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Urinary tract infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract.

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Urination is the release of urine from the urinary bladder through the urethra to the outside of the body.

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Western world

The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elimination_communication

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