Tag Archives: Stories

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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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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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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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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In sickness and in health

As parents, it is so difficult to see our little ones sick. We try to ease the suffering as best we can, but sometimes it seems there isn’t much we can do. Last week, my little Miss E., who is … Continue reading

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