Author Archives: slingdad

About slingdad

Paulus lives in Brisbane with his wife and 3 boys, all of whom were worn since the day they were born. His story on how babywearing changed his life can be found here: He founded the Brisbane-area sling meets and the online Baby Carriers Downunder Google Group in 2007 as a way to share his experience (and overflowing stash!) to help local parents discover the joy of wearing their babies.

The links are working again!

We finally got the links and comments working again – yay! Now we just need a new header image to replace the default WordPress one. We’ll be running a little contest to design our new header image in the Google … Continue reading

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Blog back up but still under construction…

If you haven’t heard, our blog was hit with a bad case of malware a few weeks ago which forced us to take it down and move it to a new web host. There have been a few glitches 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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Adelaide Sling Meet

Bowden Brompton Community Centre Green Street, Brompton Monday 17th August 10am – 12:30pm $2 per family to cover room hire

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A Babywearing Birth Story

This is a story of how babywearing helped us cope with a sticky situation, in this case an unplanned birth… A year ago yesterday, my wife Mel was 37 week pregnant with our third son. Our two older boys (then-5-year-old … Continue reading

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