Babywearing Retailer Directory

If you’re looking to purchase a baby carrier, consider purchasing from a small business.  In this retailer directory, you can find small businesses that focus on babywearing and baby carriers.  These babywearing retailers will carry a variety of original and unique babywearing products. Shopping with a small business supports local economy and helps local communities…

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Five Babywearing Experts Share Tips for Learning Back Carries with a Woven Wrap

Learning to back wrap with a woven wrap can take some time, especially if you are learning on your own at home.  It’s much easier to learn in-person with a babywearing educator, but not everyone has a babywearing group or educator near them.  I asked five  amazing babywearing educators to answer this question:  What advice…

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How to do Back Carries in a Woven Wrap

Woven wraps are beautiful and versatile! You can do a ton of different carries with woven wraps! This post includes resources for learning back carries in your woven wrap. They are organized by the size wrap that they need. If You are New To Wrapping: If you are a woven wrap beginner, start with this…

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Stretchy Wrap Troubleshooting: Six simple adjustments for a more comfortable and secure carry

If you have a stretchy wrap you’ve been using and it doesn’t feel quite right, this post is for you!  A lot of times a simple adjustment makes a big difference!  I’ll go through the six most common problems that I see when I work with caregivers who are having trouble with their stretchy wrap.…

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Woven Wrap Carries by Size

Learn to use any size wrap with this series of wrapping blog posts!  This post will explain how to find your woven wrap “base size,” what “base size” means, and how to figure out what carries you can likely do with any size wrap.  The post also links to all of my woven wrap carries…

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Ring Sling Troubleshooting: Seven tips for a secure and comfortable carry

Ring slings are wonderful!  They’re comfortable, quick to use, small, and can be tossed into a bag easily.  However, sometimes there’s a bit of a learning curve!  If you find that your ring sling is uncomfortable or doesn’t feel quite secure, don’t give up!  With a little practice and some ring sling troubleshooting, you’ll really…

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Breastfeeding in a Stretchy Wrap

A common question I get is “how can I breastfeed in my stretchy wrap?” It’s super freeing to be able to breastfeed in a stretchy wrap (like a Moby, Boba, Solly, Happy Baby, etc)! This post will show you how to breastfeed your baby easily while wearing  stretchy wrap, both by taking the baby out…

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Using your Baby Carrier as a Tool for Kangaroo Care

This post will discuss the benefits of kangaroo care, how to use your carrier as a tool for kangaroo care, and types of baby carriers that work especially well for kangaroo care.

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How to Use a Baby K’tan Carrier

Do you have a baby K’tan carrier that you’d like to learn to use? It looks simple to use, like you can just pop it on and it will magically be perfect. It is pretty easy to use, but just like all baby carriers, it can take a little practice to get just right.  This…

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Photo-Tutorial: How to Use a Baby K’Tan Carrier

This photo-tutorial shows how to use a Baby K’Tan Carrier.  A K’Tan is a type of stretchy wrap with two big loops of fabric and a sash.  It feels a lot like a stretchy wrap, but without the long fabric to wrap.  When you first pull it out of the box, it can seem confusing.…

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Troubleshooting your Soft Structured Carrier: Fit Check and 5 Comfort Tips

Small adjustments can make a big difference in how your soft structured carrier feels for you and for baby!

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Fall Babywearing: Staying Warm in Chilly Weather

Fall is the absolute best season for babywearing!  The weather is crisp and cool.  There are forest hikes to take, shopping trips to do, and fun visits with friends and family.  Babywearing makes it easy to keep your baby cozy and warm on chilly days and keeps baby close to you where you can talk…

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Fall Babywearing: Loving your Stretchy Wrap for Fall Outings and Family Visits!

It’s finally fall!  The weather is cooler and the air is crisp!  There are pumpkin patches to visit, forest trails to hike, shopping trips to do, and fun family dinners to attend!  Your stretchy wrap (Moby, Boba, Solly, etc) can be a wonderful tool for getting out and enjoying the fall with your baby! A…

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Choosing a Baby Carrier

What baby carrier is the best for you and your baby?  What carrier should you buy?  How do you narrow down the options and choose one? This post will help you choose the best baby carrier for you and your baby! Most blog posts like this tell you what carrier is the best, maybe even…

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Poppable Woven Wrap Carries for Rainy, Cold Days

It’s cold and rainy outside!  This fall weather is the best for babywearing (no sweating, yay!), but not that fun for parking lot wrapping.  While you absolutely can parking lot wrap in the rain without getting your tails dirty, it’s not that fun standing in the rain on a cold day!  Poppable woven wrap carries…

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Why Visiting a Babywearing Group or Educator Beats a YouTube Video Any Day

Alright guys, I’ve got to tell you a secret.  Visiting your local group, taking a class, or buying a consult from your local babywearing educator beats watching a YouTube video any day.  It’s the number one thing I hear when I teach classes: “I keep playing the video, hitting pause, and then trying the steps,…

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Positioning your Newborn Baby in a Baby Carrier

How do you position your newborn baby in your baby carrier?  Your baby already knows what to do!  When you hold your newborn to your chest, your baby will likely naturally take the perfect position.  This post will discuss optimal newborn positioning in a baby carrier and show you images of optimal positioning in each…

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Babywearing Safety

The safest place for your baby being held by a loving caregiver. With your baby securely in a baby carrier, you can easily monitor your baby, notice your baby’s cues, and sniff their sweet little head. Babywearing is safe and beneficial to both you and your baby.  This post will show you how to check…

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Find a Babywearing Group or Educator Near You!

If you’re just getting started with babywearing or are ready to learn a new skill, it can really help to find some in-person babywearing help! This list will help you find a babywearing group or babywearing educator near you. There are babywearing educators and babywearing groups all over  the world that can work with you…

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