Category Archives: Wraps

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! 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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The Slip Knot

Yesterday, we had a short tutorial on the square knot using a two-coloured “wrap” (read: two scarves I just tied together). Today we’ll learn the slip knot using the same method. Start with your wrap hanging across your body as … Continue reading

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The Square Knot

There are two knots that are very useful when it comes to babywearing: the square knot and the slip knot. I’m going to give you a short tutorial on both this week. Sometimes when you’ve been babywearing for awhile, you … Continue reading

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Newborn Wrapping is an Art Form…

… and our friends at Magic City Slingers have found a great video tutorial on how to do it. Two great things about the video are that it shows how to twist the tails of the FWCC to make a … Continue reading

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