April Meeting Minutes

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to our April meetings! They were wonderfully busy and a special thanks to Hai who stopped by just to hang out and stayed to help. ❤ This month we're diving into questions about wraps and narrow-based harness carriers, facing out and what to do when your [...]

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March Meeting Minutes

March was finally, mercifully, plague-free for the Iowa City Babywearers and we were able to host both of our monthly meetings. We have lots to cover, so let's jump right in! Carrier Hacking: The Beco Butterfly 2 is an SSC that included an inner harness which could be adjusted to boost shorter infants into position [...]

Babywearing & Cerebral Palsy

At a recent meeting, Sylvia* introduced us to her two and half-year-old daughter, Emily. Sylvia and her extended family are going on a vacation later this year and wanted to learn about their options for using a carrier for Emily as her custom wheelchair will not go off-road. You see, Emily has cerebral palsy, a [...]

January Meeting Minutes

January has come in with bone-chilling, lung-stabbing, skin-gnawing cold and the dreaded annual flu. Our Saturday meeting was, foreseeably, slow with a severe windchill advisory and right after the holidays. However, we live-streamed our Diaper Stash Giveaway drawing on Instagram and the lucky winner was Melody! Congratulations! And if you didn't win this time, just keep [...]

Cloth Diaper Stash Giveaway!

We're trying to raise money for a proper (weighted, jointed) stunt doll for our meetings, and we thought that we'd host a giveaway to draw attention our fundraising effort. So, without further ado: https://www.facebook.com/icbabywearers/posts/2009038482672716 We'll be drawing for the winner during this Saturday's meeting, so if you'd like to enter do so soon! You can [...]