Ceasing Operations

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For the past ten years, Babywearing International has grown alongside the babywearing community. We are grateful for all the support we’ve received over the years. Babywearing has become more mainstream with many “big box” stores selling carriers resulting in more … Continued

Statement in Support of New East Asian Baby Carrier Naming Conventions

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Babywearing International supports the movement to stop the erasure of East Asian traditional carriers and to use the recommended naming conventions, including not abbreviated or appropriating the names of podaegis, onbuhimos, and meh/bei dais. We believe that whitewashing the origins … Continued

A Statement on Rebozos

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Babywearing International has been eagerly following recent conversations in the babywearing community around the world regarding the use of the term “rebozo” in babywearing education. A rebozo is “A fringed shawl that is a traditional female garment in Mesoamerican* culture, used … Continued

Babywearing Research – Part 3: The Future of Babywearing Research

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Today’s post is the third of three posts on Babywearing Research from Steffany Kerr, a Master Babywearing Educator with Babywearing International of O’ahu. Steffany has a research focus of examining babywearing instruction methods with high risk populations and babywearing instruction as … Continued

Babywearing Research – Part 2: Relevant Research

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Today’s post is the second of three posts on Babywearing Research from Steffany Kerr, a Master Babywearing Educator with Babywearing International of O’ahu. Steffany has a research focus of examining babywearing instruction methods with high risk populations and babywearing instruction as … Continued

Creating a Happy Life with Severe Food Allergies: Our Adventures in Toddler Wearing

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This post is written by Marissa Jennings, an educator with Babywearing International of Central Iowa. You can read this piece in it’s original format on their blog. Thanks for allowing us to re-post. When my son Eli was only twelve … Continued

Educator-to-Educator: Helping Manufacturers Get More Bang For Their Buck

Today’s article written by Heather Pencil, member of the BWI Board of Directors and Master Babywearing Educator for BWI of Greater Austin; addresses ideas and tips for babywearing groups to utilize when contacting manufacturers for discounts and donations. Helping Manufacturers … Continued