Category Archives: Baby Wrap Benefits

Babywearing Yoga

Wrapsody Breeze wraps are thin and breathable so they make excellent wraps for active families with babies.  That’s why, to celebrate Wrapsody’s 10th anniversary, Wrap Your Baby hosted a babywearing yoga class at a local yoga studio and also a babywearing ballet class (more about that in a blog post coming soon). Some yoga moms [...]

Not Another Mile: What I learned about strength and motherhood when I had less to prove and more to do

Guest Post by Jessica Schaefer Three months postpartum with my first child, I realized I could not even touch my toes anymore. I had always prided myself on this ability – and I could touch my toes right up till the last month of my pregnancy. So what was up? If this was the post-pregnancy [...]

Using a Wrap for Labor and Birth

I celebrated my birthday this week, and it seemed appropriate to address birth–as related to wraps, of course–in a blog post.  Woven wraps have been used in many ways by many cultures, and in addition to babywearing, a simple piece of cloth can be used to help a pregnant or laboring woman in several ways. [...]

Tis the Season to be Wrapping

Meeting Santa: If your baby or toddler is intimidated by Santa this year, maybe you’ll consider introducing Santa to your little one from the safety of the wrap.  The wrap will assure your baby that the whiskered man can’t get him, and Santa, being a gentleman, will probably be quite willing to stand and speak [...]

Baby Wrap and Older Siblings

  How will wearing your baby affect the little guy’s (or girl’s) relationship with older siblings? Wearing your baby is likely to minimize sibling rivalry because it makes you, the mommy (or daddy), more available for your toddler or older child.  You can still tie shoes, turn the pages of books. prepare snacks, and life [...]

Wrapping with Siblings

We’ve talked about all the benefits of babywearing. Benefits to baby’s growth and happiness, benefits to parents’ taking care of themselves, their homes, their other commitments, and their own happiness. What about other kids? If your baby is not baby #1, then you can add these benefits to the list: You can dance with your [...]

Teething, Night Weaning, and Babywearing

About 3 weeks ago I decided to night wean my 17 month old son. I decided in the middle of the night and I began immediately. I had been sitting up, nursing him for about two hours. I’m not even kidding. He wouldn’t stop. He didn’t fall asleep. It was 5am by this point and [...]

Comparing Woven Wraps to Other Carriers

I recently asked the Facebook crowd what they liked best about wraps compared to other baby carriers. You can read the full thread here. The popular points can be summed up in a bullet list: Versatility: can be used with an infant or toddler, with mom or with dad, or the babysitter, without needing adjustment.  [...]

Woven Wraps vrs the front packs at Babies R Us

I’ve been asked if I have any data comparing the wraps I sell to the carriers that are widely available in stores like Babies R Us, Walmart, and Target.  The ones everyone has heard of. These are front packs like the Baby Bjorn and the Snuggli which are widely popular but within the babywearing community [...]

Sensory Processing Disorder

Though I had never heard of Sensory Processing Disorder, I found Steffany’s story about how wrapping helped her family deal with the difficulties of SPD to be very interesting and have applications beyond the scope of this specific diagnoses. Wrapping her baby allowed her to provide a safe place when the world proved difficult for [...]