Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table at the Baby Fair. For those who couldn’t make it, the Baby Fair is hosted by the North Liberty Community Library and sponsored by Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. The Baby Fair showcases local nonprofits and businesses that serve local families– and it supports the library’s Womb… Continue reading Baby Fair 2017
Livestream: August is the month for taking vacations, squeezing the last bits out of summer before back to school– which makes for a pretty slow meeting. We tested out the livestream to the Facebook group, well groups (having accidentally started livestreaming to the B/S/T page first). Streaming on Facebook is much more straight forward than using… Continue reading August Meeting Minutes
There were a lot of familiar faces this month! We love to see folks come back each month, even if it’s just to hang out. The more the merrier! We talked about our new Lending Library carrier donated by Tula, the pros and cons of different styles of Lillebaby brand carriers and onbuhimos, sunscreen, and… Continue reading July Meeting Minutes
Answering questions from our June meeting: When is a stretchy wrap too old? Is it safe to babywear in the heat? How big does my baby need to be before I can stop using the infant insert?
Thanks to everyone who made it out to the meeting! We were so busy that we didn’t manage any photo opportunities! We discussed ring slings, the K’tan brand carrier, back-carries and sizing up SSC’s with infants one year and younger. Going forward, we have decided that our meeting livestreams will only be available during the… Continue reading May 2017 Meeting Minutes
Thanks to everyone who came out! Once again, the theme was newborn carries and carriers! ❤ The live stream video is currently being edited but once it’s ready it will be available on this post and on youtube. SSC’s (Soft-Structured Carriers) for newborns: Newborns often require narrower, elevated seating within the carrier to compensate for narrower… Continue reading April 2017 Meeting Minutes
Thanks to everyone who made it out! Today’s theme was newborn carries with a dash of tandem wearing. We had some difficulties with our livestream (i.e. McAffee decided to restart the computer mid-meeting) so our the video isn’t available. Stretchy Wrap review: Ideal for preemies and newborns, but not beyond. Stretchy wraps are not as supportive… Continue reading March 2017 Meeting Minutes