Babywearing

Babywearing is a great tool for parents, be they new parents or experienced. These days, the use of your hands is invaluable as you integrate a new baby into your family. We can show you how to use a carrier you already own or you can try carriers in our selection to decide what works best for you and your family.

Benefits Include:

  • Promotes secure mother baby attachment
  • Baby cries less and is less fussy
  • Aides baby’s healthy physical development
  • Makes mother more responsive to baby
  • Reduces reflux symptoms and spit up by improving digestion
  • Helps depressed mothers to nurture their babies
  • Improves breastfeeding rates
  • Soothes baby when distressed
  • Encourages well being and relaxation in both mother and baby
  • Keeps baby close
  • And more

Click here for an article with links to evidence based studies done on babywearing.

Our Services

Babywearing Full Instructional Session – $45

This session is great for those new to babywearing, looking to learn more about babywearing to see if it will work for you or those wanting to learn about other forms of carriers. Basically, anyone who wants to learn about babywearing!

  • A trainer will come to your home for a session, up to two hours.
  • A selection of carriers will be brought to discuss the different styles of carriers and the basics of using them.
  • We will discuss your needs and desires as a parent, the needs of your child and how babywearing fits in with your lifestyle.
  • You will be able to practice with the carrier you are most interested in with a doll then, if available, your child.
  • A friend or your partner is welcome to come to the session to learn how to wear your baby as well.

Age: Any age of baby or toddler

Length: Up to 2 hours

Short Consultation – $35

Are you a regular baby wearer? Or someone who wants more information about one type of carrier? This session is for you.

  • A trainer will come to your home for a session, up to 1 hour.
  • Fit check to ensure your carrier is on correctly.
  • Discuss an alternate carrier you’d like to try.
  • Practice using the carrier with a doll and your child.

Age: Any age of baby or toddler

Length: Up to 1 hour

Before & After Consultation Package – $65

This package is for 2 babywearing consultations. One before baby arrives and one after baby is born. Or one while you research carriers and a second after you’ve purchased. This gives you a chance to go through an in-depth lesson about your carrier options, practice how to use them with a doll and decide which one(s) work best for your lifestyle so you can make an informed purchase. Once baby is home and your carrier is purchased, we’ll schedule the second session so you can babywear confidently.

  • A trainer will come to your home for a session, up to two hours.
  • A selection of carriers will be brought to discuss the different styles of carriers and the basics of using them.
  • We will discuss your needs and desires as a parent, the needs of your child and how babywearing fits in with your lifestyle.
  • You will be able to practice with the carrier you are most interested in with a doll then, if available, your child.
  • A friend or your partner is welcome to come to the session to learn how to wear your baby as well.

Age: Any age of baby or toddler

Length: Up to 4 hours total

We offer both individual consultations and classes. Check out our class page for more information.