babywearing

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One thing is certain; babywearing fever has arrived. Yet there is so much more to this art form than beautiful fabrics alone.
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Find a carrier that you love: First things first--comfort is key. "It's hard to say, 'This one is the best carrier,'" Sarah
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During the twin's hospitalization, my husband Noah and I received beautiful, generous gifts, one of which changed our family's life: the skill of babywearing.
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Once we got home and started our lives together, I chose to co-sleep, breast feed on demand, and I often "wore" him in a sarong-type carrier popular in African countries. And guess what? I was criticized almost every day of his childhood.
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Her viral video has received a full range of reactions.
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As new mothers, we are knee-deep in the pursuit of that elusive "life balance." There are so many tiny details that made up our day. Moment to moment, it seems mundane. But as we tuck our children into bed and reflect on all we accomplished, those details blend and form a melody.
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We're impressed. Wright proved it by posting video in which she shows off her considerable dance skills to the Disney song
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But, as this parody video from formula brand Similac shows, "when it comes down to it, we’re all on the same side." Similac
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As a dad, I will never be able to duplicate what my wife shares maternally with Avery, so I depend on babywearing to get as close as I can.
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This week is International Babywearing Week and to commemorate the occasion, Wrap Your Baby founder Diana Rosenfield gathered
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Babywearing helps us keep up with chores, work and life. 2014-10-07-DSC_8355.jpgWe can do almost anything while wearing our babies -- write, cook, work, walk -- anything that can be safely done with a baby on our chest or back.
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As I tried my best to offer soothing words, I paused and realized that what I was saying might be taken the wrong way, considering my location.
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So as we bid farewell to the seven days allocated to celebrate breastfeeding, I personally pledge to continue my celebrations.
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A community of love will help NICU families become the best advocates, nurturers and champions for their precious babies.
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My neighborhood has its benefits, and people wearing their babies is one of them. But this story is not about me. My story is nothing compared to the stories of these moms.
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I felt a tremendous pressure to meet all of my child's needs, and was afraid of creating some sort of mysterious anxiety down the road if I didn't. Now that my second child is going through the emotional ups and downs of toddlerhood, I have a different perspective.
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I stood looking at the photo. No one would think we were the same person. My hair was long again, my figure was trim and my kids were tall and lanky, bounding around the store. There was the ghost of motherhood past, staring back at me with bleary eyes.
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Skipping the stroller is more than just a passing fad -- "babywearing" is a hobby and even a passion for many parents, and there are blogs, message boards and brick and mortar stores devoted exclusively to its art. All this fervor is for good reason.
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What most people seem to ignore is that creating an attachment bond with your baby is about putting your child's needs ahead of yours. It's as simple as that. Seriously.