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Babywearing for Sensory Issues

I discovered babywearing 15 years ago. As a first time parent with a 6 month old and like many first time parents and caregivers, I often found myself unsure if I was doing everything right. When my baby got sick for the first time, a very sweet friend taught me to use a woven wrap […]

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Vendors Wanted!

Join Babywearing International of Greater Austin for their annual International Babywearing Week celebration! Saturday, October 7th 2017 10AM – 1PM Location to be Announced Do you own a family friendly business or boutique? Are you thinking about opening a business and want to get a feel for the area? Do you own a food truck, […]

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MommyCon 2017

Date: Saturday June 3rd 2017 Discount Code: Use Code BWIAUS17 for 15% off each general admission and expectant parent ticket to MommyCon Austin. MommyCon Austin will take place on June 3, 2017. MommyCon is a nationwide convention series dedicated to creating and nurturing a community of parents and parents-to-be in celebration of natural parenting. MommyCon […]

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So many prizes, so little time! International Babywearing Week Giveaways

To help spread the babywearing love, we’re holding several giveaways online and in person over the course of International Babywearing Week. Below are just a few of the items that were generously donated by local and national companies. Keep an eye on our various social media channels for more details! Click here to join our […]

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Babywearing Hiker

Hiking and Babywearing in Austin – A Journey in Parenting

by VBEiT (Volunteer Babywearing Educator in Training) Kristen Griggs A couple years ago I started hiking with Hike It Baby and I couldn’t have done it without babywearing. I want to share a few ways hiking with my baby benefited us. Carrier Naps My daughter was happy and often slept in a carrier, but only […]

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IBW 2016 - Best Seat in the House

Celebrate International Babywearing Week 2016 with BWI of Greater Austin

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… International Babywearing Week! This year’s theme is “Best Seat in the House” and here at BWI of Greater Austin we are very excited about celebrating our most important VIPs .. the little ones we carry! This year we have a fun week planned and hope to see […]

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Maximizing the Conference: A Guide for Extroverts

So, as you know, some of our team is getting ready to go to The International Babywearing Conference in Atlanta, Georgia this week!! Lots of babywearers are and in anticipation, Laura Brown from Mamabird Postpartum and Ergo wrote a piece that helps introverts get the most out of their conference experience. The truth is that […]

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So You Want to Wrap a Toddler

So You Want to Wrap a Toddler Written by Sarah, edit and format by Marie        Babywearing. The name itself almost implies an early expiration date on your carrying days. But, if you are anything like me, you may have foggily cruised past that one year mark, woken up one morning (at, say, 5am?) to […]

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Wrapped in Cloth – The (almost) Definitive Guide to Wrapping

Wrapping. Wrapping eluded me in my babywearing career for a VERY long time. With my first kid almost 9 years ago, we could have easily made one of those parody, viral wrapping videos currently floating around Facebook. Only it wouldn’t have been a parody. While we did eventually master front wrapping, back wrapping largely confounded […]

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1-on-1 Carrier Workshop – 20 Minutes to Improved Babywearing

Our meetings can be big, bustling places. And perhaps the monthly meeting times don’t match up with your schedule. Or maybe you just want a quieter setting to be able to concentrate on learning something new. If you’ve ever wished you could schedule an appointment with one of our educators for babywearing help, here is […]

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