Recommended Reading

Stephanie Sheaffer on November 09, 2012

Babywearing in Children’s Books

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Have you ever noticed that it’s rare to find picture books with images of babies at the breast or cradled in a carrier? Stop by any bookstore and you’re bound to notice the omission.  Though there certainly isn’t anything wrong with cribs and bottles, I’d also love to see more imagery of babywearing, cosleeping, and…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on October 10, 2012

Enjoy the Ride: Babywearing Ambassador

Photo Courtesy of Babywearing International

“Is that a baby in your purse?” The question startles me as I check out of the grocery store with my newborn daughter tucked close to my body in a baby sling.  I glance up at the woman ringing up my purchases, who is looking at me with nothing but friendly interest. “Well,” I stammer,…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on June 26, 2012

All Time Favorite Books for Babies

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Summer time is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and you’ll always be prepared with your Summer Survival Kit and your Ergobaby Carrier. But after all the exploration, adventure and sun, what to do once you are home?  Relax, unwind and read baby a book, of course!  We can think of no better way to continue to bond…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on April 26, 2012

International Hip Dysplasia Institute Issues Statement About Baby Carriers and Healthy Hip Development

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We’ve written about hip dysplasia before  and the importance of a well designed carrier that promotes the correct ergonomic position for baby.  Now the International Hip Dysplasia Institute has issued a statement that recommends the use of a baby carrier that supports a natural seated position, with the thigh supported at the knee joint, such…Continue reading

Claire Kellerman on February 01, 2012

What Your Pediatrician Doesn’t Know Can Hurt Your Child

“I want my baby to thrive.” Can it be as simple and easy as nature intends? Not every doctor integrates nature’s wisdom in their standard recommendations, so this book can be your supportive guide. Your choices and decisions are restored to their rightful, healthiest place in honoring yourself, your intuition, and your baby’s true needs….Continue reading

Claire Kellerman on January 04, 2012

The Babywearing Book: The Benefits and Beauty of this Ancient Tradition

“As long as I wear him, he’s content,” Martha Sears, R.N., mentioned to her husband, Dr. William Sears, as they discovered babywearing with their sixth child. It is an affirmation of how life works well naturally. The healthiest choice feels good, and feels right, because it supports survival as well as thriving. Babies reflect this in…Continue reading

Claire Kellerman on December 01, 2011

The No-Cry Sleep Solution

The No-Cry Sleep Solution Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night By Elizabeth Pantley For those many parents who first tested Elizabeth Pantley’s “No-Cry Sleep Solution,” thank you for your combined patience and persistence proving the efficacy of this system with your own babies. I imagine some parents first picked up this…Continue reading

Claire Kellerman on November 02, 2011

The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia

Author Betsy Miller was successfully treated for hip dysplasia as an infant, and was able to walk, run, jump and play in her youth. As an adult, she experienced an unusual problem with her hips that lead her to search for answers that were not readily available except in medical journals. Being a professional technical…Continue reading

Claire Kellerman on October 01, 2011

Sleeping with Your Baby: A Parent’s Guide to Cosleeping

“Most of the present world cultures practice forms of cosleeping and there are very few cultures in the world for which it would ever even be thought acceptable or desirable to have babies sleep alone.”  Dr. James J. McKenna’s book, Sleeping with Your Baby: A Parent’s Guide to Cosleeping brings light to the facts behind outdated cultural opinions and practices…Continue reading

Claire Kellerman on September 01, 2011

Attached at the Heart

API’s eight principles of parenting include: Prepare yourself for Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Feed with Love and Respect Respond with Sensitivity Use Nurturing Touch Ensure Safe Sleep, Physically and Emotionally Provide Consistent, Loving Care Practice Positive Discipline Strive for Balance in Your Personal and Family Life Attached at the Heart: Eight Proven Parenting Principles for…Continue reading

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