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Babywearing Ages and Stages: Term Newborns (0-3 Months)

Welcome to our new series: Babywearing Ages and Stages. We’re working with Babywearer’s Circle¬†on this series. In it, we’ll take you through some of the ages and stages your little one will go through in your babywearing journey. We’ll let … Continue reading

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Babywearing: A Dad’s Experience

This is a reprint of the article Paulus wrote for thebabywearer.com back in early 2004.¬† Introduction When I found out that my wife was pregnant a few months after our wedding, I was both overjoyed and terrified. I was really … Continue reading

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Correct Positioning… How Important is it?

Hips correctly aligned at between 110 and 120 degrees, spine concave (not straight or convex), head off the chest, baby upright: how important is the “optimal positioning checklist” anyway? Important enough to be overwhelmed by? Are you damaging your baby … Continue reading

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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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