Tag Archives: back carry

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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On Display

Parenting in Public Ain’t For Wimps. From the minute we have left the “safety” of closed doors, we are a walking, talking, mobile piece of artwork. We’re visible. The choices we make are on display. And if you choose to … Continue reading

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Kandy

Welcome to the Carnival of Breastfeeding! Our theme this month is “Personal Stories” and my story of traveling to one of my favourite places, nursling and wearee in tow, is below. If you’ve arrived here for the first time, you … Continue reading

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Toddler tantrums and the strap carry

It happens to all of them, sooner or later. The reasons are many and varied: a crowded supermarket, a big family function full of adoring relatives, one too many cupcakes. Whatever the cause, when your toddler melts down in public … Continue reading

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Enticing Mr/Ms Independent on to your back

Many toddlers go through an independent phase when they don’t want to be worn at all, or only in certain carriers/carries. Emmy became very resistant to back carries at about 20 months and would scream and struggle if I tried … Continue reading

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