In addition to our free monthly meetings which are open to the public, we offer:
Private in-home babywearing consultations: These private babywearing lessons provide personalized babywearing advice and hands-on help in the comfort of your own home. They are available in the Iowa City area (includes Coralville, Tiffin, and North Liberty) and need to be scheduled at least one week in advance.
Basic $50: this is a 1-hour consultation using your own carrier(s), additional time is $30/hour. Appointments are available M-F 9-5 p.m. If you’re in need of an “emergency” babywearing consultation (within the week and/or outside of normal appointment hours) there is an added $20 fee.
Comprehensive $75: this is 1.5-hour consultation with our lending library carriers and faux baby. Contact us for appointment availability.
Private group Babywearing 101 classes: For organizations or businesses that would like to host an introductory course on babywearing, which includes a short history and cross-cultural look at babywearing, the benefits of babywearing, the types of infant carriers, ergonomic and safe positioning, hands-free nursing, emergency and low-cost babywearing, carrier modifications, and recalled carriers. The course is comprehensive and with time for questions and playing with carriers it would take approximately two hours to complete. The course can be modified for time constraints and target audience (for example, teen parents vs. healthcare providers).
Free-to-the-Audience: The course will cost $200, plus costs for materials if requested (hand-outs are ~$50, depending on course size, alternatively you can request the pdf and have them printed yourself).
Audience-Pays: We ask for 50% of the ticket price per person with a minimum of $200 for the course. For example, if your organization is charging $60/ticket, we get $30 per ticket, with a minimum of $200. This is to avoid organizations from ripping off not only us but the audience too.
Please contact us with any questions or to set up an appointment or class. Feel free to call, email or use the contact form below.
Payments for services are made at the time of booking through Paypal. Cancellations on private consultations a week or more before the appointment will receive a full refund (minus Paypal fees), within a week of the appointment, there is a 50% refund, for example, you will be refunded $25 for a basic consultation. Cancellations the day of the appointment are not refundable. Once we have been booked for a class, the $200 minimum fee is non-refundable. And of course, if we cancel, there is always a 100% refund.