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#4Carries1Size

Early February, we started a challenge, a laid back challenge. We’re talking about using one size of woven wrap and wrapping in four different ways. Got a base length wrap that has been sitting uninspired? Challenge yourself! Got a base minus 3 giving you the side eye from the shelf? Grab it! Got a travelling wrap visiting that needs some breaking in? Break it in! No matter the brand, the type, the price tag, we want to see you. Tag us @BijouBabywearing and use the hashtag #4Carries1Size on social media! If you would like help brainstorming ways to carry, check out Wearing Wiki online or ask in the Facebook group Bijou Buzz where we will be playing along as well....

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Ring Slings and Short Wrap Pre-Tied Carries

Ring slings and shorter wraps in pre-tied carries can be quick, comfortable options for both those hot summer days AND those cold coat-wearing days. You can get the carrier all ready to go before even leaving your home! RING SLINGS For a carrier that is easily adjustable among wearers and made for newborns and toddlers, ring slings check the boxes. Bijou Wear offers a variety of ring slings in different fabric blends and lengths. To find out more about which length is best for you, click here. The learning curve can seem daunting at first, but once you get the hang of it, you can do it in your sleep (many of us are half asleep most of the week...

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Base Size Guide for Woven Wrap Baby Carriers

  (Transcript: BASE SIZE GUIDE for woven wrap baby carriers Consider that the range of base sizes is 4 through 9. You and your little one's base size is the size in which you feel comfortable tying a double knot behind your back in FRONT WRAP CROSS CARRY (FWCC) a way of wearing the child on your front. <3 (heart) Step one: Be proud that your awesome body cares for and carries a baby/toddler.📍(location symbol) - if possible, find a local baby wearing group or boutique where you can try on woven wraps.⭐(star): Not everyone has a local group. No problem. just a few questions will help locate your base size. FIRST GUESS: size 5 fits a petite wearer in...

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Everything I Needed to Know about Double Hammock, I Learned from Self-Wrapping

Did you know double hammock and front wrap cross carry are very nearly the same carry, just with baby in a different place? Think about it! This article is for for those just dipping their toes in the back-carry waters with a woven wrap, or those struggling with the nuances of a double hammock carry, and it contains a secret that I wish I had known years ago. You don't need a baby on your back to hone your back-carrying skills. In fact, a hybrid of with- and without-baby practice might be just what you need! You know what it's like. You're trying to remember the million things you learned from that video tutorial, but your baby has decided your...

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