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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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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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Breastfeeding in a Mei Tai

As part of our “How to Breastfeed Handsfree series” which started here, Sarah takes us through breastfeeding handsfree in a mei tai. I find Mei Tais the easiest carrier to breastfeed in, as they require very little adjustment from a … Continue reading

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Why a Mei Tai is a Great New Baby Gift

Whenever my husband and I know someone with a new baby, we always tend to give the same present: a mei tai. We’re both very aware of the advantages of babywearing and want to share the love. It has been … Continue reading

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The ABC of ABCs

Asian-style Baby Carriers, that is. When I think of ABCs, I automatically think of the Mei Tai. Made popular by the Nursing Mothers Assocation (now known as the Australian Breastfeeding Assocation) in the 1960’s, the Mei Tai is traditionally used … Continue reading

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Wearing Two as a Way of Life

The next in our tandem babywearing series, Sarah talks about wearing her toddler and her infant. Previous posts on tandem babywearing include Ruby’s post on wearing her newborn twins. I never intended to spend several hours a day wearing a … Continue reading

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