Freedom Together in the Spring Sweepstakes Sponsored by Boba - Win a Boba Carrier 3G - Page 7 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-02-2013, 10:57 AM
 
short mom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I love Babywearing. My favorite thing about it is that is an extension of how I would have a child in my arms anyway. The carriers just make what seems natural to me easier to do. My favorite feeling in the world is a tiny person laying their head down on my back and falling asleep. It is a great way to connect to your little ones and get things done at the same time. 

short mom is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-02-2013, 11:06 AM
 
SFlynn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I love the security it gives my son when we are out taking in the world. He can cuddle in if he get's nervous; or reach about and grab at people & things, if he's curious to explore. 

 

 

(ps I liked both companies on facebook) 

SFlynn is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 11:40 AM
 
elijahsmama1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 126
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My favorite thing is having my son so close, comforted and secure.

elijahsmama1 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 12:09 PM
 
Jessica Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I am a new mother to be, two weeks exactly. I turn 38 weeks and I'm very excited as well as very nervous. I'm new to the game of baby wearing. I received the Moby wrap as a baby shower gift but don't have much practice with it yet.  I also purchased at a children's exchange store the Bjorn carriers as I was told that it was easy for the fathers. I went to a nearby farmers market and met with the Miami Baby wearing group. They advised me on the Bjorn not being safe for baby's spine and they suggested the Boba carriers. I'm a little sad about the Bjorn and would love to try the Boba carrier but we don't have the $ right now to get one. Now I see that there is a giveaway and so here I am. Good Luck to all the mothers out there and thank you for all the information you all share it is very helpful. 

Jessica Perez is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 12:11 PM
 
Jessica Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I liked both Mothering and Boba and I also shared on facebook my comment. 

Jessica Perez is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 12:19 PM
 
mamasaia11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 25
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My favorite part of babywearing is having some hands!
mamasaia11 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 12:19 PM
 
mamasaia11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 25
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm a fan of both Mothering and Boba on Facebook and I shared the contest!
mamasaia11 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 12:28 PM
 
brimn07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: CT
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I fanned both on facebook.  I love being hands free and she loves the ride.

brimn07 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 01:44 PM
 
cordelia15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 238
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My favorite thing about baby wearing is it gives me freedom to get around the city, often unfriendly for stroller and not have to worry about elevators and stairs.. and also allows me to keep baby close! 


Me (39)  and DH (FTM 40) and DS 17 months old.  TTC# 2 via KD  

 

cordelia15 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 03:22 PM
 
sallyrae17's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 694
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I'm a fan of Mothering on facebook.

 

I think I have too many favorite things about babywearing. What isn't to like? I love being hands free; I love having my baby close and enjoying skin-to-skin time; I love avoiding strollers; I love being able to do stuff around the house while spending close time with my baby; most of all, I love the sleepy snuggles I get when my baby just wakes up from a wrap-nap.

sallyrae17 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 04:46 PM
 
amandamae's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 21
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Babywearing is what saved my sanity when I brought home my preemie from the NICU. He was five weeks one day old, but still only 35 weeks gestation, 4 lbs 4oz, and cried alot! Now he is 20 months old and loves to be strapped to his Mama still!

amandamae is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 05:25 PM
 
asummers80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 12
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My favorite thing about baby wearing is that it seems most natural to me. I always found strollers, swings, and other baby equipment cumbersome and difficult to use. I love that I can throw in a carrier and take my baby anywhere in it.
 

asummers80 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 05:53 PM
 
ernjkly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 21
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I like that babywearing makes it easy to include baby in what I am doing, whether that is grocery shopping, going for a walk, or simply doing laundry. :)
 

ernjkly is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 05:58 PM
 
Picturesque's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Central VA
Posts: 528
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I love babywearing for all the extra snuggles!

Picturesque is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 06:01 PM
 
Picturesque's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Central VA
Posts: 528
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Liked, liked and shared!

Picturesque is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 08:11 PM
 
Leann Ewing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Love babywearing at work!

Leann Ewing is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 08:19 PM
 
snowlovin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I love babywearing because they are always happy when they are close to mamma!  When you wear your baby you are free to continue to do almost anything with baby!  Strollers don't go everywhere, but baby can go anywhere that mom does when they are being worn!

snowlovin is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 08:24 PM
 
thezoolife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 93
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I also like that when I wear my baby is harder for people to touch her hands and face with their germy hands. 

thezoolife is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 08:43 PM
 
Leann Ewing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Liked and shared! :)

Leann Ewing is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 09:30 PM
 
azureyes81's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I love the connection I have with my little one- a big reason is baby wearing!!

azureyes81 is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 09:54 PM
 
onetwoten's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,935
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My favorite thing about babywearing is actually how it helps my husband and daughter connect. Whenever I'm at work, my husband uses our carriers to relax and calm our daughter, or to help her go to sleep. I love seeing them cuddled up together. 


Doula mama, medic daddy and Tenley Harper born naturally 11/29/11 delayedvax.gifbfinfant.giffemalesling.GIFcd.gif

onetwoten is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 09:55 PM
 
onetwoten's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,935
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Oh, I also liked and shared!

 

 

ETA: 

 

Err Unsharing. I always forget that sharing on FB leaves my account details and the ability to snoop me, so easily accessible! 


Doula mama, medic daddy and Tenley Harper born naturally 11/29/11 delayedvax.gifbfinfant.giffemalesling.GIFcd.gif

onetwoten is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 10:03 PM
 
DesertSunsets's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Tucson
Posts: 525
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I love how much more social people are when we carry E, but it is easier to keep strangers from touching her (especially during cold & flu season).  


Mom and Mama to our Ever so clever daughter (9.1.12)! We have a blog, too!
DesertSunsets is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 10:21 PM
 
hunyluv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I have 2 babies (17 months & 8 weeks!) so babywearing is crucial to getting out of the house with them! I also love it when people approach me to ask about how I manage to deal with two young babies - babywearing is always my answer! Thanks for the chance to win a Boba - would be nice to win one for my hubby to help out! :)
 

hunyluv is offline  
Old 04-02-2013, 10:28 PM
 
hunyluv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Shared contest from your Facebook page, here is my link: https://www.facebook.com/hunyluv/posts/467705899966301

Also liked Mothering & Boba on Facebook!

hunyluv is offline  
Old 04-03-2013, 04:32 AM
 
sedalbj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 1,262
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I don't babywear anymore, but when the kids were small I loved having my hands free, especially when DS was new and DD was running around getting into trouble.  As DS got older, wearing him was a habit so he transitioned to riding in a frame hiking backpack and was there until about age 2.  I was much more mobile without a stroller, he liked being high so didn't complain, and I really LOVED the exercise. I could get him into the pack and on my back in half the time it took my friends to lug their stroller out of the trunk.  And I had legs of steel :-)

sedalbj is offline  
Old 04-03-2013, 05:51 AM
 
lrwinter2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I love the facilitation of attachment, bonding, and emotional development via baby wearing. Plus its really convenient for moms! Its one of the best things about being a mom...100% snuggletime.
lrwinter2 is offline  
Old 04-03-2013, 06:05 AM
 
seshat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My favorite thing about babywearing is how simple it is - anywhere I can go, my son can go, with no bulky stroller required.

seshat is offline  
Old 04-03-2013, 06:06 AM
 
seshat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I liked and shared on Facebook. :)

seshat is offline  
Old 04-03-2013, 07:47 AM
 
dirtyhipegirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Yorktown VA
Posts: 336
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I love not having to worry about packing a huge stroller in my tiny car every time we go any where. 


Eating is an agricultural act.  -Wendell Berry

dirtyhipegirl is offline  
 

Tags
Babywearing , Boba Carrier 3g
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off