Category Archives: Asian-style Carriers

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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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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Baby Carriers: Not Just for Babywearing

Thankyou [insert well-known brand here] for a swinging good time! What unusual uses do you have for your baby carriers? Leave a comment and let us know!

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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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Babywearing while Injured: Backs

Another in our series on wearing while injured, this time we look at bad backs. Previous posts on the topic include shoulder injuries. Does superman tossing make you double over in pain? Does a dull ache start up in your … Continue reading

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Babywearing while Injured: Shoulders

This is the first in a series of posts aimed at helping parents with special needs. Here, we look at babywearing with a shoulder injury. You’d like to wear your baby or older child, but red-hot pain is holding you … Continue reading

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