First Trimester Babywearing While Pregnant

January 02, 2017 1 Comment

babywearing while pregnant first trimesterNow that I’m at the end of my first trimester with baby number two and have continued babywearing throughout, I feel like I’m ready to share my experience.

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10 Things You Shouldn’t Do While Babywearing

December 19, 2016

babywearing safetyRecently, a babywearing mama got badly burnt while carrying out an activity she would have often done with her baby strapped to her front. Things could have been much more tragic. This is a good opportunity for us to talk about babywearing and safety.

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Cooling Towels For Babywearing

December 11, 2016

babywearing cooling towelsIntroducing your new favourite accessory… a cooling towel! Although these handy devices have been around for a few years, many babywearers still aren’t sure what they do, how they work, or even if they’re worth it. So we thought we’d cover a few of the most frequently asked questions here!

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Do I Really Need More Than One Carrier?

November 14, 2016

baby carrier stash sizeIf you’re just starting your journey into babywearing and researching your options, you might have been surprised to find that a lot of parents own more than one baby carrier. Crazy, right?

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How Do I Find the Time to Babywear?

November 07, 2016

finding time to babywearDo you have the time to learn how to use a baby carrier, and then would you even find the time to wear your baby regularly? Yes, as crazy as it might sound! Here’s why I think you would manage to squeeze it in…

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Is Babywearing Too Expensive?

October 31, 2016 1 Comment

babywearing is it too expensiveHow much do baby carriers cost... and are they really an essential baby item? 

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Why Go to Babywearing Meets

October 24, 2016

babywearing meetsA babywearing meet is more than just a mum’s playgroup, a meet up, or for babywearing education. No matter where you’re at in your parenting/babywearing journey, you will always learn or experience something new and worthwhile at a meet. 

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Babywearing in the West… Normal or Weird?

October 17, 2016

Babywearing in the WestDespite all of the amazing benefits, babywearing still isn’t “normal” to most people. If anything, it is more of an afterthought for most parents here in Australia.

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Woven Wrap Review – Daiesu Tatami

September 19, 2016

review of daiesu tatami

Confession… I am a little bit excited to write this wrap review. I wear my Daiesu Tatami wrap all the time, and I have a reasonable selection to choose from. But… you may or may not love this wrap the same way I do. It will depend on your wrappee, preferred carries, and favourite wrapping qualities.

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Infant Inserts: Good or Bad?

September 12, 2016

infant inserts baby carriersLet’s cut to the chase… newborn inserts are generally best avoided for a number of reasons. Curious as to why? Read on!

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Guest Blog: The Kilted Babywearer

September 04, 2016

This week week for Father's Day in Oz, I wanted to hear from a Dad who is really proud to babywear, and who has thoroughly inspired many mums and dads around the world through his Facebook and Instagram page, The Kilted Babywearer.

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An Open Letter to My Babywearing Baby Daddy for Father’s Day

August 29, 2016

babywearing dadsA lot of the time, most Dads get overlooked for all the amazing support they provide. So it’s time I said thank you to my husband and all the other dads, and especially to the dads who wear their babies, because I think you’re extra special.

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Why Newborns Love to be Worn

August 22, 2016

newborn babywearingBeing a baby is easy, right? So why do newborn babies cry so much? Are they ungrateful? Manipulating you? Trying to make your life difficult? And why is babywearing the answer?

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Why Babywear? Because it’s Easy!

August 15, 2016

why babywearJust secretly, the reason why I babywear isn’t to cultivate some sense of superiority in my parenting methods. It’s not so I can get my judgey pants on. Nope...

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Top 13 Babywearing Myths BUSTED!

August 08, 2016

babywearing mythsThere are still plenty of parents (and other members of the public) who think they may be harmful to a baby’s development. So it’s time we did some mythbusting! Here are some of the top babywearing myths I’ve come across recently…

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Babywearing Abbreviations

August 01, 2016

babywearing abbreviations

If you’re all like WTH about FWCC, FSOT, and DISO, it’s understandable, and you’re definitely not alone! But don’t worry! If you want to, you’ll be talking the talk in no time at all.

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How to use a Baby Carrier in Summer, Winter, and the Rain!

July 23, 2016

babywearing summer winterBefore I really got into babywearing, I used to wonder… how do I wear my baby through (the Australian!) summer? And what about extreme cold or rain? The good news is that you can wear your baby through just about any weather or temperature! You just need to have the right tools...

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"My Baby Hates The Baby Carrier!" Here's Nine Solutions.

July 17, 2016 1 Comment

babywearing infographicIf your little one cries as soon as they’re put in the carrier, there are plenty of reasons why this could be happening, and not necessarily because they hate being up!

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What Type of Baby Carrier Should I Get?

July 10, 2016 2 Comments

different types of baby carriersWhen I first started babywearing with my newborn, I had two main thoughts: 1) What are all the different types of carrier options available to me? 2) Which one is best for me right now?

Because I was on a budget and just wanted to invest in one (hah!) I did a lot of research. While there are MANY different types of baby carriers from all over the world, six types stood out to me as the most commonly used in Australia.

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Are my Kangatraining days over?

July 10, 2016

kangatraining brisabneKangatraining can be commenced from as early as 6 weeks postpartum, but the finish line is not so clear. Most mums and bubs activities provide a guide on maximum age, but Kangatraining isn’t your usual mums and bubs activity- it’s in a league of it’s own. 

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What Blend of Fibres Are Right for My Woven Wrap?

July 02, 2016

different properties of woven wrap blendsWhen you fall down the rabbit hole, you can start to realise that there’s a lot more to woven wraps than you first thought! Not only are there different sizes, patterns, and thicknesses, but you can also buy them in many, many combinations of fibres.

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What Size Woven Wrap Would I Need?

June 22, 2016

Congratulations on deciding to buy a woven wrap! It’s such an amazing tool to have in your parenting tool kit. But if you’re new to wovens or babywearing, you might have a few questions...

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How to Break In Your Woven Wrap

June 13, 2016

woven wrap hammock cotSo, you want to learn how to tame your beast? Got a brand new woven wrap that just isn’t quite as smooshy as it could be? You’re in the right place!

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The Unfit, Unco, Anti-Social Mum’s Thoughts on Kangatraining

June 06, 2016

kangatraining north lakesYesterday, I did Kangatraining. Me! Okay, so this won’t seem totally crazy unless you know me personally. Allow me to elaborate…

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