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Babywearing…..really?

 

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"Babywearing" simply means holding or carrying a baby or young child using a cloth baby carrier.

Holding babies is natural and universal; baby carriers make it easier and more comfortable, allowing parents and caregivers to hold or carry their children while attending to the daily tasks of living.

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  • Babywearing helps a new dad put a fussy newborn to sleep.
  • It allows a new mom use both hands to make a sandwich.
  • It lets an experienced parent or caregiver carry a baby on her back and wash the dishes, do the laundry, take a hike, or weed the garden…all while keeping the baby safe and content.

Babywearing is a Skill

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There are many baby carriers on the market. However, a commercial baby carrier is not necessary for babywearing. Many people use simple pieces of cloth to safely and comfortably carry their babies.

But… there is a learning curve with any baby product, including commercial baby carriers. Parents and caregivers often benefit from thinking of babywearing as a skill they can learn, rather than as the result of a product they can buy.

Many babywearing techniques can be learned in just a few minutes. Some techniques, such as carrying a baby on your back, take more time and practice to master, but the extra effort is rewarded with liberation and increased comfort.

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Learn More as you join a babywearing professional (yes…it’s an honest to goodness job!), in a fun and lively class at>

5:30,  Tuesday March 20th at Partner’s

Where you will explore the ins and outs of this phenomenal concept including…

  • Benefits of Babywearing

  • Choosing a Baby Carrier

  • Babywearing Safety

Try on many of the different styles….see what works for you and your baby….bring any carriers you may have, bring your baby!  If your little one hasn’t made it’s debut yet…come practice with our dolls!

 

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Join us!

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One Response

  1. Oh…and look for babywearing on the treasure coast of FACEBOOK…a great resource for local mom’s…and dads!

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