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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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Are baby slings safe for newborns?

You might have heard that the US CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) published a warning this week about the safety of infant slings. In particular, there have been a number of deaths reported when babies have been carried in bag-style … Continue reading

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High Needs Baby: Update

It’s probably time for an update on my high needs cherub. As I blogged about awhile ago, I’ve been spending the last couple of weeks wearing her as consistently as possible and as often as practicable. The theory was that … Continue reading

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Is Wearing my Child the Cause or the Cure of her High Needs?

On a babywearing blog, I suppose the argument I’m going to make here isn’t that surprising. It’s the cure, not the cause. Here’s my story: I have a high needs baby. She’s mindblowing. There is only one person she wants … Continue reading

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Babywearing post C-Section

Birth doesn’t always go to plan. Sometimes it does go to plan and that plan involves a caesar. This can present its own babywearing challenges and Rae, who’s been there twice, lets us in on her strategies for babywearing after … Continue reading

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