How Your Baby’s Body is Adapted to Being Carried

by Elizabethon October 02,2011 in Baby_WearingFeaturedFeatured BlogGrowthHealth and Wellness

Some mammals leave their babies in hidden places. Other mammalian young, like sheep, are physically developed enough to follow their mothers by themselves right after birth. Don’t forget our feathered friends.  Quack quack. Our babies don’t fit either bill. Human infants are born far from knowing how to walk and are not meant to be […]

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Together

by Jillon September 28,2011 in Baby_WearingNatural Parenting Style

I wrote this poem while nursing my four month old in our family bed. Enjoy! Together We have been together from the very beginning Her tiny body growing in mine She was born into my arms And looked into my eyes And trusted I would keep us together She nurses at my breast I hold […]

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International Babywearing Week Is Fast Approaching

by Heatheron September 20,2011 in Baby_WearingMommy Events

  It’s about that time again for International Babywearing Week! This year’s event theme is “A World of Possibilities” and happens October 10 – 16, 2011. The week is a great way for families to come together and celebrate how using baby wraps and cloth carriers to keep our little ones close opens a whole […]

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How to Wear a Big Baby in a Boba Wrap: No Sagging

by Elizabethon September 14,2011 in Baby_WearingHow-To Tips

I used to tie wraps on to moms. I would guide them through the steps. “Yep, “x” in the back of your body- then “x” on the front of your body”. Although I will admit that tying the wrap tight enough with no twists, or loose or hanging fabric is a big part of getting […]

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Wearing “Babies” Big and Small, Video Demos by Drea

by Heatheron September 13,2011 in How-To Tips

We’ve been inspired by Drea for a while and wanted to offer up her baby wearing words and movin’ pictures of wisdom (and send a big thank you for her love). Here’s Drea demonstrating how to carry your child in a Boba Wrap (what we originally called the Boba Baby Wrap) with both a smaller […]

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How to Wear Your Stretchy Baby Wrap Correctly: Spread that Fabric

by Elizabethon September 07,2011 in Baby_WearingGrowthHow-To Tips

  A picture is worth a thousand words right?  The mama as shown above is not wearing her wrap correctly. Don’t want to be too critical, after all I eat and breathe baby carriers, but since we are carrying such *precious cargo* just wanted to give a visual of what may make for a smoother […]

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Breast Feeding Babywearing Flash Mob Alert!

by Heatheron August 16,2011 in Baby_WearingMommy EventsMoms Who Inspire

A big shout out to all the moms who participated in and supported this baby wearing breastfeeding flash mob at the Salt Lake City Library. We love supporting such enthusiastic, dedicated (and well-coordinated) mothers and families!   An extra baby wearing hat tip goes out also to the moms out there who covered and posted […]

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