Babywearing House Calls
Two Hour House Call | $99 | Click Here to Purchase
Two hour in home consultations are ideal for situations where you are looking for in depth babywearing help from the comfort of your own home. These are wonderful for caregivers of twins, those looking to wear more than one child, caregivers with babies born prematurely, or families with newborns who are looking for assistance choosing the right carrier for the family or who want assistance with more than one carrier. A babywearing house call makes a fabulous baby gift for a loved one who is expecting a new baby.
Babywearing House Call Package for Twins and Multiples
Three House Calls | $199 | Click Here to Purchase
This consult package is especially for families who are expecting twins or multiples and includes three in home visits. At the first visit (ideally before babies arrive), we will do an introduction to babywearing for everyone that will care for the babies (including grandparents, nanny, etc). At this house call, everyone in attendance will learn newborn positioning and safety as well as how to use the different types of baby carriers and discuss the benefits of babywearing. This is a great chance for each person who will care for the babies to figure out what baby carriers they prefer and to decide what to register for. The second house call will be after the babies arrive. Rachel will help you get the babies comfortable in your carriers and help you troubleshoot any problems you are having. At the third house call, Rachel will work with you on anything of your choosing, perhaps learning to back carry, or learning how to safely wear more than one baby.
Double Consult Package
Two House Calls | $159 | Click Here to Purchase
This consult package includes two in home visits, focused on anything you would like! Some possibilities include:
– a home visit before baby arrives to have help deciding what baby carrier works best for you and any others who will care for baby or
– a visit after baby arrives to get comfortable with your baby carrier, get baby positioned comfortably
– a visit when baby is old/big enough for back carries to learn to safely get baby on your back.
Class and Consult Package
One House Call and One Class at Marigold Baby | $109 | Click Here to Purchase
This consult package includes one class of your choice (from classes offered at Marigold Baby) and one in home visits, focused on anything you would like! Some possibilities include:
– A prenatal babywearing class and a babywearing house call after baby arrives. (This makes an amazing new baby gift and gift cards are available!)
– A back wrapping introductory class and a house call to practice more advanced carries.
– An intro to wrapping class and a private house call to learn back wrapping.
Baby Carrier Clinic:
20 Minute Consultation | Pay what you Can | Offered Every First Saturday
Need a little one-on-one babywearing help? 20 mini-consultations are available at Marigold Baby in Leonardtown. To sign up, click the link above and find the date that works best for you. Fill out the google form linked in the event to secure your consult time. This is the perfect opportunity for one-on-one help with your carrier. At mini-consult sessions, you pay after the session at the store and can name your own price. Rachel’s goal is for everyone who needs babywearing help be able to get one on one attention, regardless of whether you are able to pay.
Follow Up Consultation
One Hour Consultation | $55 | Click Here to Purchase
A one hour consultation is ideal for a follow-up visit or for help with one or two carriers. In an hour you can learn to confidently use up to two carriers for front carries, or learn to do a back carry in the carrier of your choice. A one hour visit is also wonderful for learning more advanced wrapping.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- Do you have carriers that I can try?
I maintain a teaching stash of carriers that you can try at consultation. I have at least 5 of each carrier type (ring sing, wrap, mei tai, and buckle carrier). My teaching stash includes most of the ring sling shoulder styles and sling sizes M-XL, wraps in sizes 2-8, several brands of stretchy wrap, and a few brands of mei tai and buckle carriers.
- Can I buy a baby carrier from you?
I do not sell baby carriers. I believe I can give more unbiased help if I am not trying to sell you something. If you try something that you love, I can tell you where you might be able to buy it.
- I don’t have a baby yet, but I want to learn to use my carrier. Can you help me?
It’s wonderful to learn to use your carrier before your baby arrives! I have weighted demo dolls that are wonderful for learning to use a carrier. At any consult you are welcome to try carriers on using the demo doll.
- What is your travel fee?
I am willing to travel to consults if needed. The first 20 miles from Leonardtown Maryland are covered in my consult fee. After 20 miles the travel fee is $1 per mile. For example if you are 50 miles away from Leonardtown, the fee will be $30 (50 minus the twenty miles included).
- Do you offer any discounts?
I am a sponsor of Babywearing International of Southern Maryland and offer a discount to card carrying BWI of Southern Maryland members. I also occasionally offer discount coupons at local events such as the Great Cloth Diaper Change or the Big Latch On!
- I really need a consult, but I can’t afford one.
Please get in touch anyway. I will find a way to help you. I’m in this to spread babywearing love.