Category Archives: Special Needs Babywearing

Wearing A Child With Talipes

A wonderful been-there-done-that post by Ellen Coombes whose daughter has talipes, commonly known as club feet. The treatment for talipes often involves casts or brace and Ellen offers some suggestions for babywearing with both types. Casts When the baby is … Continue reading

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Babywearing Ages and Stages: The Premature Baby

Welcome to our new series: Babywearing Ages and Stages. We’re working with Babywearer’s Circle on this series. In it, we’ll take you through some of the ages and stages your little one will go through in your babywearing journey. We’ll … 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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Carrying special needs children

When you have a child with physical issues that affect their mobility, or a child whose special needs mean they need extra emotional attachment, babywearing can help. No more safety worries for children with mobility issues, you can get things … Continue reading

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Slinglings with lurgies

The winter weather has started in Canberra, which means three months of non-stop snot in any household with children. When a toddler or pre-schooler has a lurgy, they’re more likely to want holding. And when all of them have lurgies, … Continue reading

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