Tag Archives: mei tai

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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Could babywearers outrun the Daleks?

Today was the Inner North Community Fair in Canberra, celebrating the wetlands to be built on Hawdon Oval in Dickson. And it looked almost as much like Babywearer Central as the Homebirth Rally at Parliament House back in September 2009. … Continue reading

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Baby Carriers: Not Just for Babywearing

Thankyou [insert well-known brand here] for a swinging good time! What unusual uses do you have for your baby carriers? Leave a comment and let us know!

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Tips on Tuesday: Mei Tai troubleshooting

I’ll be posting a quick babywearing tip every Tuesday – today’s is basic mei tai troubleshooting. First, tie the waist strap on so baby’s weight will be at your belly button or higher. Better for your centre of gravity, and … 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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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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