Tag Archives: injury

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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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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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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