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Christina Soletti on June 22, 2012

Mamas Who Inspire: Rachel Coleman

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When my daughter Leah was born in 1996 I knew that I would wear her. Baby wearing was new to Salt Lake City, Utah and people always stopped and stared as I passed by. Even more people stopped to look when my husband Aaron carried little Leah in the sling. We loved slinging her! I…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on May 17, 2012

The Back Carry: Safe, Easy & Practical

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Back wearing, also known as Back Carrying, seems to elicit both interest and a little bit of fear from baby wearing parents.  While Back Carrying is one of the most liberating types of carries–it enables you to be hands free and keep the baby safely from whatever you are doing–it seems to be one of…Continue reading

Guest: Dr. Vicki Wilkins on February 01, 2012

No Easy Answers

No Easy Answers

When I began to write this article, I started where I always do—with the research.  I was searching for the definitive study on inward facing versus outward facing positioning for infants in babywearing devices. I wanted to find the perfect comparison to demonstrate the various physiological and psychological benefits of one over the other.  However,…Continue reading

Guest: Dr. Vicki Wilkins on January 04, 2012

Creating the Ties That Bind

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Parent-infant bonding is probably one of the most over-looked and under-assessed aspects of early infant health care visits.  It is not that providers are disinterested in this important process.  Rather, there are so many topics to cover during those early visits and an extensive infant exam needs to be conducted.  This means that certain issues…Continue reading

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Guest: Elizabeth Pantley on December 01, 2011

Helping You and Your Baby Get Through the Crying of Colic

Getting through the crying of colic

It’s a vivid memory. I was a new mommy with a very tiny new baby. I was just beginning to feel like I was getting a handle on mothering, when she began to cry. And cry. And cry. Every night, my tiny, precious baby would wail. It always happened after dinner, and always lasted for…Continue reading

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