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 [...]

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 [...]

November Wednesday Meeting Minutes

A gaggle of #newborns today! We tried a #tula, #ringsling, and a #moby. What are some other local #parenting #groups our members should know about? Comment / tag them below! 🙂

November Saturday Meeting Minutes

What should you consider before investing in an #infantcarrier before baby arrives? Did you know that along with #fittedpouches, #ringslings and #wraps are sized too? And we show you three ways to create a ring sling: no sewing involved.