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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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Can we please go home now?

Leaving Hospital with a Premmie (or two). When you are pregnant, you normally anticipate things will go a certain way; maybe the way previous pregnancies have gone, or maybe better! Some people expect particular hiccups because of their medical history … Continue reading

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How do I start… with TWO babies?

The first in a series of posts during tandem wearing month at BCD, Ruby talks about how she got started on the ultimate babywearing adventure: TWO babies at once! After having about 5 years experience carrying one kiddo at a … Continue reading

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Oxytocin: babywearing’s natural high

You may have heard about a hormone called oxytocin. It’s released during labour and birth to contract the uterus, when a mother feeds her baby (letting milk down), and during orgasm. Sometimes referred to as the love hormone, oxytocin elicits … Continue reading

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