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Forum: Babywearing   05-30-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By bwaybaby918
some other toddler options that might work are a...

some other toddler options that might work are a Scootababy Hip Carrier (if you're looking for a hip carry), or if you're going to only be holding him for short periods of time and need something...
Forum: Babywearing   05-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By bwaybaby918
the actual term was coined by Dr. Sears and has...

the actual term was coined by Dr. Sears and has just become the way most people describe using soft or structured carriers to hold/carry baby.  There are TONS of "babywearing" groups, forums, etc.,...
Forum: Babywearing   05-25-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By bwaybaby918
For the FCC (your basic X), there are a few...

For the FCC (your basic X), there are a few things you can try....
 
First off, with the woven you're not using the cumberbund, right? b/c you really only need that with the stretchy wraps.
 ...
Forum: Babywearing   05-25-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By bwaybaby918
It might be that his legs/knees JUST reach the...

It might be that his legs/knees JUST reach the edge of the fabric there, so they're pressing into the fabric when bending to make a seat.  You could try putting a piece of fabric under him or even...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-25-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By bwaybaby918
I seem to always forget to post here, but just...

I seem to always forget to post here, but just fyi for any mamas in the Central NJ/Bucks Co., PA area, the Central NJ Babywearers have an upcoming meeting on June 3rd outside of Princeton at the...
Forum: Babywearing   05-25-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By bwaybaby918
Are you using the FCC or the FWCC with her?...

Are you using the FCC or the FWCC with her?  Both are fine, but before giving advice, I just wanted to clarify which carry you're using b/c they wrap a little differently - if you're doing the FCC,...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-18-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By bwaybaby918
you are also able to refuse the eye ointment at...

you are also able to refuse the eye ointment at birth.  It's only done as a routine procedure and for mamas with or at risk for certain STDs.  I delivered in Trenton, not Princeton, but had no...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-26-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By bwaybaby918
Haven't posted info in a while.  Our next...

Haven't posted info in a while.  Our next meeting will be Sept. 10th in Lawrenceville, and we're planning a meeting up in Highland Park on Sept. 30th, as well.  Join our Facebook group for more info...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-26-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By bwaybaby918
Princeton is great for a lot of...

Princeton is great for a lot of things...walkable shops, great schools, local/organic/natural food stores... but, yes, the cost of living is quite high.  We live in Pennington and love it (right...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-25-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By bwaybaby918
We also buy the 365 Organic, which is not UP and...

We also buy the 365 Organic, which is not UP and tastes SO much better than the UP brands.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-16-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By bwaybaby918
if you can...stop by Caribou Baby in...

if you can...stop by Caribou Baby in Greenpoint.  (cariboubaby.com)  Great store and you're sure to find some local mamas hanging out or attending classes/events. 
Forum: Babywearing   02-14-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By bwaybaby918
throwing this idea out there....  I think at...

throwing this idea out there....  I think at 30lbs, you might even find that the Ergo doesn't support well without the wider/knee-to-knee coverage, though I'm sure it's fine for ups and downs and...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-08-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By bwaybaby918
Next meeting tomorrow morning - Jan. 9th 10AM at...

Next meeting tomorrow morning - Jan. 9th 10AM at Lawrenceville Branch of Mercer Co. Library in Lawrenceville, NJ. Darrah Ln. exit from Rt. 1.

Next evening meeting - Jan. 18th @6:30 PM in...
Forum: Babywearing   12-26-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By bwaybaby918
Search ObiMama on facebook.  I also think there...

Search ObiMama on facebook.  I also think there is an obimama.com now.  She does wrap conversion slots on Friday evenings on etsy and does a fantastic job!  Other well-known wrap conversions are...
Forum: Babywearing   12-02-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By bwaybaby918
I would say a buckle carrier (such as Ergo,...

I would say a buckle carrier (such as Ergo, Boba, as already mentioned...I prefer the new Boba...or Kinderpack, Dream Carrier, Kanga XT for an older/heavier toddler) or a double linen/double silk...
Forum: Babywearing   11-16-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 6,882
Posted By bwaybaby918
I wore my daughter because I loved her more than...

I wore my daughter because I loved her more than anything in the world and wanted her in my arms as much as possible - simple decision.  After multiple miscarriages, I really treasured my baby. ...
Forum: Babywearing   09-30-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By bwaybaby918
delete....

delete....
Forum: Babywearing   09-30-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By bwaybaby918
Pics can be provided upon request... ...

Pics can be provided upon request...

MeiTaiCarrier, no frills Mei Tai, from meitaicarrier.com Dark purple canvas, extra long
straps, padded and very comfy straps. This is a sturdy and supportive...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-21-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By bwaybaby918
Our first evening meeting!  Meeting will be held...

Our first evening meeting!  Meeting will be held at Music Together Lab School right in the heart of downtown Princeton, NJ (66 Witherspoon St.).
 
More info here:
 ...
Forum: Babywearing   09-15-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By bwaybaby918
You can ABSOLUTELY use wovens with newborns. ...

You can ABSOLUTELY use wovens with newborns.  They're fabulous!  To new mamas with newborns, I recommend Girasols, Vatanais, Didymos that soften up easily - Colorgrown patterns (Indios, Waves, or...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-11-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By bwaybaby918
meeting tomorrow!  Next one is a weeknight...

meeting tomorrow!  Next one is a weeknight meeting (9/27 6:30PM at Music Together Lab School in Princeton, NJ).
 
 
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-05-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By bwaybaby918
Meeting Monday, the 12th - 10AM at the...

Meeting Monday, the 12th - 10AM at the Lawrenceville Branch of the Mercer Co. Library System
Rt. 1 and Darrah Lane
Lawrenceville, NJ
 
More info here:
 ...
Forum: Babywearing   09-02-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By bwaybaby918
Legs can be out from the beginning.  Some would...

Legs can be out from the beginning.  Some would say not to froggy at all...it's a matter of preference and school of thought.  When his legs are out, you should be able to form a little pouch...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-25-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By bwaybaby918
Hi!   I'm in Pennington, and work in...

Hi!
 
I'm in Pennington, and work in Princeton.  We use The Pediatric Group in Princeton, but do selective and delayed vax.  I love it there, but it is more of your typical ped. office, other than...
Forum: Babywearing   08-23-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By bwaybaby918
You can try placing a folded burp cloth behind...

You can try placing a folded burp cloth behind his head in either.  With the ring sling, you actually can put the folded burp cloth on the outside of the top rail and fold the top rail over on top...
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