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Babywearing Tip: Teething Pads

Each day during International Babywearing Week (IBW), we’ll be posting babywearing tips from our friends at local Babyearing International (BWI) Chapters. Today’s tip comes to you courtesy of BWI of Chicagoland: Consider purchasing or making teething/suck pads for the carrier.  It will greatly extend the life of the carrier, and help decrease the need to clean up the carrier….

Babywearing Tip: Adjusting the Chest Strap

Each day during International Babywearing Week (IBW), we’ll be posting babywearing tips from our friends at local Babyearing International (BWI) Chapters. Today’s tip comes to you courtesy of BWI of Phoenix: If you start to get upper back/neck strain after 10-15 minutes of wearing baby on your front in an SSC, check the chest strap position. Most people find…

Babywearing Tip: Practice Makes Perfect

Each day during International Babywearing Week (IBW), we’ll be posting babywearing tips from our friends at local Babyearing International (BWI) Chapters. Today’s tip comes to you courtesy of BWI of Delmarva: Just because you don’t get it the first time, it doesn’t mean you won’t get it eventually. Practice makes perfect!  Keep trying & get support!

Kangaroo Care

Kangaroo Care describes a technique in which infants, often premature and underweight, are placed, skin-to-skin, on the chest of the mother or primary caregiver. This position ensures physiological and physical closeness and warmth. The stable body temperature of the parent can effectively regulate the infant’s temperature, and provides easy accessibility to breastfeeding. Even with the…

CARRYING YOUR BABY LOOKING IN OR OUT?: The Bonding Process

Co-Authored by: Robert Frost, Ph.D., ERGObaby Executive Chairman, Retired Karin Frost, ERGObaby Founder and Chief Design Officer Babies arrive with all the necessary tools to bond quickly with their mothers and fathers, but most quickly with their mothers because the process already began in the womb.  At that stage they learned to recognize their mother’s…

Born To Bond through Movement

Since the 1950s, more doctors have acknowledged the tremendous healing power of bonding with our young through babywearing, physical contact, breastfeeding and family beds. The physical, mental and emotional health benefits are unsurpassed by any drug or remedy known to man with the benefits lasting a lifetime. Hopefully, this article helps parents to bond with…

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