We had a busy meeting this Saturday. A mom-to-be brought in a huge bag of carriers for us to demonstrate. It included an SSC with an infant insert which Faux Baby demonstrated very patiently (unlike most Real Babies). We also covered alternatives for boosting a newborn into a safe and comfortable position inside an SSC,… Continue reading November 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… Continue reading March Meeting Minutes
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
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 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