Water Wearing

The VERY FIRST carrier I borrowed from the lending library was a water wrap and I proudly wore my weeks-old baby over my postpartum belly in a centered Poppins!  I was desperate to keep things as normal as possible for my four year-old who suddenly wasn’t the only child anymore and “normal” meant being at […]

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Warm Weather Wearing

Baby it’s… HOT outside! In my hometown, it snowed less than two weeks ago. Here in beautiful central Texas, temperatures are already reaching into the 90s and it is barely May! Each year at this time, we start to get a lot of questions about babywearing in the heat. Keep in mind that when you […]

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Toddlerwearing

So… you’ve taken our scientific test and found out that the baby you are wearing is actually… a toddler.  The first step is admitting you are wearing a toddler. It’s a big deal.  Congratulate yourself.  BUT… don’t pack up the babywearing just yet! Lori, our VP of Education is here to teach us the toddler-wearing […]

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Lending Library FAQs

We are very proud of our lending library.  We have worked hard to have over 300 carriers available for you to rent.  By FUNdraising, winning online contests, shamelessly begging for donations, and being willing to rent out this blog, we are continuously building our library with the newest carriers while simultaneously meeting the growing demands […]

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Bumpin’ and Babywearing – Your Guide to Babywearing While Pregnant

The lovely, talented, and pregnant, VBE Katie Eaton had decided to grace us with some pointers for babywearing while pregnant! I hope you will enjoy this post as part of out Babywearing 102 series. Every month we choose a new Babywearing 102 topic to tackle… and this month… we’re tackling the baby bellies (figuratively, of […]

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Chest/Breastfeeding While Babywearing

Nursing in a carrier is hard, y’all.  It is NOT one of those things that came natural to me.  Until recently it was easier for my Little Bit to feed me in a carrier than for me to nurse her. Thanks to the support of the Volunteer Educators in our group and lots of practice, […]

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Babywearing Safety

Babywearing 102 has generously shared this article with us. Babywearing Safety   The most important aspect of babywearing is safety. Any carrier can be used incorrectly, rendering it unsafe.   Babywearing an Infant Here are some safety tips from Babywearing International: Check to ensure that your baby is not curled up tightly in a chin-to-chest position; […]

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