Monthly Archives: February 2009

Babywearing and the Baby with Reflux

You have a beautiful baby. The vomit is less beautiful and the screaming is positively mind-blowing. What do you do? Wear the baby. Babywearing can assist you to parent your infant with reflux. This post will cover different positions that … Continue reading

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Toddler tantrums and the strap carry

It happens to all of them, sooner or later. The reasons are many and varied: a crowded supermarket, a big family function full of adoring relatives, one too many cupcakes. Whatever the cause, when your toddler melts down in public … Continue reading

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If these slings are so cool, why can’t I buy them at KMart?

There’s a lot of things KMart are good at. Making commonly used products available to the masses at an affordable price pretty much sums it up. So if baby slings are so great, why can’t we get more of them … Continue reading

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Post Natal Depression: ButterflyMama’s Story

Earlier, we discussed Post Natal Depression and Babywearing generally. Here, we bring you ButterflyMama’s experience: I used babywearing to help me overcome my Post Natal Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after Miss S’s nightmare hospital induction. Truth be told … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Get Serious: Zombies

The first in a series of posts focusing on things that you really, really need to know but never thought to ask; we bring you the basics on babywearing during and after a zombie apocalypse. I used to think that … Continue reading

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Enticing Mr/Ms Independent on to your back

Many toddlers go through an independent phase when they don’t want to be worn at all, or only in certain carriers/carries. Emmy became very resistant to back carries at about 20 months and would scream and struggle if I tried … Continue reading

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