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How Babywearing Supports Democracy

Women have been under-represented in Australian political life since Federation in 1901. Not only in the numbers of women in Parliament, but also in making their voices heard. Women don’t have the financial clout to lobby parties, as business leaders … Continue reading

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Babywearing supports breastfeeding

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! It’s celebrated internationally from 1 to 7 August 2010. Unlike breastfeeding, which is something normally done by the mother, babywearing can be done by anyone – breastfeeding or not. But one of the many cool things … Continue reading

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Australian product recall notice for Infantino Sling Rider and Wendy Bellissimo

Here’s the official Australian government notice about the Infantino Sling Rider and Wendy Bellissimo slings having been recalled by their Australian distributor. This follows a US safety warning on slings – read all about it here. The important thing to … Continue reading

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Enjoying our babywearing independence

If you’ve been following the Baby Carriers Downunder blog, you may have noticed we don’t write a lot of posts along the lines of “OMG! I so love [insert brand here]”. In fact, we don’t have any posts that sing … Continue reading

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Babywearing’s cottage industry (or maison industry, or 3-bed-brick-veneer industry…)

If you’ve got an addiction to good quality baby carriers and slings (c’mon, I know I’m not the only one…) then you’ve probably bought from more than a few WAHMs in your time. WAHMs – work at home mums – … Continue reading

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Ninja Babywearing and Sling-spotting at Corinbank

I’ve had the most fantastic weekend at the Corinbank Festival! I was there to teach babywearing in the Green Kulture village, but I also spent lots of time spotting slings while sipping chai, playing Scrabble, learning about clay-balling, watching circus … Continue reading

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