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Babywearing Improv

June 10, 2008

Q: Soft baby carriers look so simple. Do I really need to buy one? Couldn’t I just use what I already have or make my own? A: Yes, absolutely. The most basic baby carrier is a Simple Piece of Cloth which can be made in to a tie sling, a torso carrier or a wraparound […]

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Favorite Baby Carrier?

May 22, 2008

Q: What is your favorite baby carrier and why? A: Let me start by saying I have never met a baby carrier I did not like. I firmly believe that each baby carrier is suited to some parent/baby pair out there. Everyone has their own preferences and mostly it is not about quality, just a […]

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Wearing Baby at Work

May 13, 2008

Q: I am returning to my job shortly and will occasionally be slinging my baby on the days that I am in the office. Although I am very grateful that my employer is so open to this idea, I am also worried that despite having 3 babies worth of experience that I will run up […]

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Tips for Slinging Your Newborn

April 22, 2008

Dr. Maria Blois will be doing a twice monthly babywearing Q&A on API Speaks. If you are interested in submitting a question, please do so by adding a comment to this post. Your question could be answered in Maria’s next post! Q: I tried putting my three week old, eight pound newborn in my ring […]

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