Monthly Archives: April 2012

Babywearing Articles

A selection of articles and links collected by our members over many years: resurrected from the archives! Why should I wear my baby? – Excerpts from Babywearing by Maria Blois, M.D. – Dr. Sears article on Babywearing – The Importance of … Continue reading

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Babywearing OUCH!: Troubleshooting Ring Slings

We’ve been talking about pain lately on BCD blog: we talked about pain in shoulders and necks, we talked about pain in backs. Due to some requests, today we’ll talk about pain when using ring slings. By their nature, one-shouldered carriers like … Continue reading

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The ACCC Baby Sling Safety Alert

Last year, following several unfortunate deaths in a number of countries, the ACCC published a Safety Alert on Baby Slings. In it, the issues of safe positioning were outlined. There were four main safety tips the ACCC highlighted: – Choose … Continue reading

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Babywearing OUCH! Part Two: Lower Back

Yesterday we looked at pain while baby wearing in the neck and shoulders. Today we’ll talk about some of the possible fixes for pain in the lower back. Before we go further, we should emphasise the fact that everybody’s ability … Continue reading

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Links to BCD’s Favourite Wrap Instructions!

And another from our archives, here is our very favourite instructions of all time! I’ll update this over time, so if there’s anything that needs adding: let me know in the comments! Useful Instructions – TBW Comprehensive Wrap Instruction Links … Continue reading

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Babywearing OUCH! Part 1: Neck and Shoulders

Babywearing is a great way of getting there, of getting close, getting the job done. But sometimes you may experience pain. This series of posts looks at a few of the common causes of pain while baby wearing and some … Continue reading

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