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
This month the theme was first-time back carries using SSC, mei-tais, and wraps. 1. We were finally able to livestream! If you aren’t able to attend a meeting in person, you can join along through our Youtube channel and ask questions in real time. If you subscribe on YT, you will get notifications when we… Continue reading Jan 2017 Meeting Minutes
For years and years our group met at a vegan coffee shop in Iowa City… then it became necessary to find a new, more secure, location. We began meeting at the Iowa City Public Library, booking meeting rooms for our events. Then, by member request, we added a Tuesday meeting, which we started holding at… Continue reading Library vs. Library: New Meeting Location
We’re creatures of habit here at the Iowa City Babywearers. For seven years we have hosted our Saturday meeting at the same time– however based on member feedback we have decided to move both our monthly meetings to a.m. hours. Beginning with our December 16th meeting our Tuesday meetings will be from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading New Meeting Times!