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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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Slinglings with lurgies

The winter weather has started in Canberra, which means three months of non-stop snot in any household with children. When a toddler or pre-schooler has a lurgy, they’re more likely to want holding. And when all of them have lurgies, … 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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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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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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