Monthly Archives: June 2009

Canberra Babywearers Meet

Canberra Babywearers have a regular meet on the last Tuesday of the month from 10am in the Belconnen Community Centre. Belconnen Community Centre is next door to the old Belconnen bus interchange, and across the road from Westfield. Something to … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 8

At last! I can start using other carriers! But we have to catch public transport into town and somehow I find myself reaching for the wrap…. after all, it does work best for the bus. I start to tie it … Continue reading

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How to buy: pre-loved slings and carriers

When I first got interested in using baby slings and carriers, I didn’t have any friends nearby who could show me their stash. The only “proper” sling in the local shops was a stretchy wrap that I didn’t think would … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 7

I can’t do it. Just when I thought I’d developed a kind of wrapping invincibility, I find myself totally stumped by a simple challenge – breastfeeding in a wrap. We’re out for a bushwalk and Meena is crouched over like … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 6

Something strange happens as I ruck Meena on my back this afternoon – I enjoy it. For the first time it feels instinctive and I get her in position without even thinking about what goes where. It’s not a technique … Continue reading

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Babywearing Affluenza

When I read the book Affluenza, by Oliver James, I initially felt smug. Our society may have been wallowing in a mire of depression, caused by its addiction to acquiring material wealth and social status, but I was happily immune. … Continue reading

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