Tag Archives: newborn

Getting Started: Learning to Use Your Pouch

Getting started with a pouch and a newborn seems like it should be easy, but it’s much less stress if you have some resources to go with! Try these! Babywearing safety: Correct Positioning Babywearing Safety Instructions and videos: Cradle Carry … Continue reading

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Newborn Wrapping is an Art Form…

… and our friends at Magic City Slingers have found a great video tutorial on how to do it. Two great things about the video are that it shows how to twist the tails of the FWCC to make a … Continue reading

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A Babywearing Birth Story

This is a story of how babywearing helped us cope with a sticky situation, in this case an unplanned birth… A year ago yesterday, my wife Mel was 37 week pregnant with our third son. Our two older boys (then-5-year-old … Continue reading

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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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On Display

Parenting in Public Ain’t For Wimps. From the minute we have left the “safety” of closed doors, we are a walking, talking, mobile piece of artwork. We’re visible. The choices we make are on display. And if you choose to … 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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