To many parents, the idea of having more children than hands strikes fear into their hearts. How do I hold the baby? What if they run off in a public place? How will I ever get anything done again? Never fear – parents have been working, traveling, and living with multiple children for thousands of years. And across the span of cultures and times, there has been one common strategy that helps moms and dads stay sane: babywearing. To “wear” a baby simply means to carry him or her on your person by the means of some sort of carrier.
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The last MommyCon of the year is just around the corner! Dedicated to creating a supportive, non-judgmental community of parents (and parents-to-be), MommyCon encourages and educates parents about the benefits of natural birthing, breastfeeding and babywearing. Cotton Babies is proud to be the presenting sponsor of MommyCon. Our Founder and CEO, Jennifer Labit, attends every conference to connect with and educate parents on the basics of cloth diapering in her Cloth Diapering 101 presentation. As she walks through the essentials of cloth diapering, she’ll give helpful tips and stories to assist you along your cloth diapering journey. Whether you’re new to
Congratulations on the arrival of your new little baby! Now that you’re officially on maternity leave, I hope you will enjoy it as much as you can! Eventually, you’ll go back to work and this small period of time, when everything seemed to stand still, will come to an end. I took 12 weeks of leave with each of my children. And each time, 12 weeks seemed like such a loooong stretch. But I am here to tell you that no matter how much maternity leave you take, it will fly by! It can be blissful and stressful. Here is
Put on Love! Our newest cloth diaper print, Love, illustrates unity and support. It represents the connection we share as moms while showcasing the unique relationship that makes it all possible. We believe every mom is different and that every mom is a good mom. Our differences make us who we are, but we all have one thing in common: we’re all on the journey through motherhood together. With Love, we can join to celebrate and encourage each other, creating a strong, special bond that can’t be broken. Don’t miss your chance to be one of the first to “put on love.” For this week’s
It’s hard to find a nursing tank that meets all of my criteria – not too skimpy, supportive, comfortable, and easy to nurse in. With the birth of my third baby in April, I was on the lookout for the perfect tank. The MilkDaze Nursing Cami has been the best I’ve found so far. The nursing tank is true to size. I wear a large shirt and the large tank fits well. It’s nice and long, which I like because I don’t want my postpartum belly popping out of my clothes. The tank is a bit low cut, but it’s perfect to
What is it about being pregnant that makes strangers lose any filter they may have had during social interactions? As you begin to look pregnant, suddenly everyone in the world has an opinion about the way you look, the foods you eat, the way you plan to feed your child, the size of your body, and a million other things. I’ve heard all of these things (directed at either me when I was pregnant or friends of mine when they were). Let’s all agree never to say them to any pregnant woman again. “Wow, you look so tired. It must