Monthly Archives: September 2009

Tips on Tuesday: The Curious Toddler

My little baby is not so little anymore – two years old and walking. But I still carry him near busy roads, or when he’s overtired and needs settling down. Problem is that he’s old enough now to know what … Continue reading

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Babywearing in Hospital: Update

I posted a few weeks ago about our short trip to hospital this month and thought you could all use an update. Firstly, the procedure went well and our results were what we were hoping for. Baby girl is on … Continue reading

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Tips on Tuesday: Mei Tai troubleshooting

I’ll be posting a quick babywearing tip every Tuesday – today’s is basic mei tai troubleshooting. First, tie the waist strap on so baby’s weight will be at your belly button or higher. Better for your centre of gravity, and … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Babywearing Week 2009!

Here’s a nice new video promoting the upcoming International Babywearing Week: httpv:// To see what’s happening around your area to celebrate it, see our IBW09 events page.

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International Babywearing Week 2009 ANZ Events

In celebration of International Babywearing Week 2009 (IBW09), babywearing groups around Australia and New Zealand are organizing local events to celebrate, promote, and advocate the many benefits of babywearing. Below is a list of local events scheduled at this stage. … Continue reading

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Tips for Protecting Your Wearee From the Sun

When you’re downunder, this is important, for obvious reasons. In my experience, the only major downside to babywearing is the difficulty in protecting your wearee from the sun and/or heat during extreme weather conditions (such as we get downunder for … Continue reading

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