1. Welcome to TheBabywearer.com, the premier internet forum dedicated to babywearing: the art and practice of keeping your baby close to you using one of a variety of types of slings, wraps, and carriers. Here you can meet other babywearers and learn about babywearing safety, different types of carriers and carries, tips and tricks, DIY, and more, find a local babywearing meeting near you, or visit our active FSOT forums to buy and sell used carriers. We invite you to create an account and join the conversation!

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    1. Finding Your Way at TBW

      Have questions on how to use this site? Need help figuring out where to start your quest for the perfect carrier? Suggestions on how we can improve TBW? Post here!
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    2. Forum Support

      Technical issues on TBW, as well as tips and tricks to make browsing and using TBW as easy as possible.
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    3. Introductions

      You may like to introduce yourself when you arrive. Please read the Forum rules and guidelines before submitting your first post.
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      Latest: New babywearer in AZ! bsunrise, Jul 22, 2014 at 6:55 PM
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    1. Choosing and Comparing Carriers

      Post here if you're trying to determine what kind of carrier will suit your needs, or if your question involves usage or comparison of different kinds of carriers. If you have questions specific to a single kind of carrier, please post in the carrier specific forum below.
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      Latest: Achondroplastic dwarfism and babywearing rachelgp, Jul 22, 2014 at 4:48 PM
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    2. Asian Inspired and Soft Structured Carrier Basics

      Asian Inspired Baby Carriers include Mei Tai, Hmong, Podaegi, Onbuhimo, and soft-structured carriers. Post your questions on choosing or using your carrier in this forum. Please direct all fabric/fashionista comments and stash chat to the sub-forum below.
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      Latest: Just ordered a Topatop WCMT! JennX, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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    3. Ring Sling and Pouch Basics

      All about pouches, tube slings, ring slings and their derivatives! Post your questions on choosing or using your carrier in this forum. Please direct all fabric/fashionista comments and stash chat to the sub-forum below.
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      Latest: Ring Slings....not for everyone? AlexandraMG, Jul 22, 2014 at 11:50 AM
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    4. Wrap and Wrapping Basics

      Wraps are also known as carrying cloths, or Simple Pieces of Cloth (SPOC). Post your questions on choosing or using your wrap in this forum. Please direct all fabric/fashionista comments and stash chat to the sub-forum below.
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      Latest: What Have You Wrapped With Today? July 2014 Guerken, Jul 22, 2014 at 8:29 PM
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    5. General Babywearing Chat

      For all posts related to babywearing that don't fit elsewhere!
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      Latest: Buying Brand New or Used? bsunrise, Jul 22, 2014 at 8:15 PM
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    6. Amauti and Babywearing Clothing

      A place to discuss Amauti (Inuit parkas used as carriers) as well as ponchos, coats, jackets and other clothing designed for use over baby carriers.
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      Latest: Summer weight Amauti? Kellykells, Jul 14, 2014
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    7. Traditional Babywearing

      Discussion of babywearing in traditional societies.
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      Latest: Snug Sack? 3Trees, Jul 14, 2014
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    8. Photo Gallery

      Our new gallery forum - post photos only in here - thanks !
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      Latest: Storchenwiege / Storch ecooks, Jul 19, 2014 at 6:18 AM
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    1. Babywearing Groups & Meetings

      Post the details for your local BW'ing groups, meetings, workshops etc here.
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      Latest: Corpus Christi, TX group! roxy.bee, Jul 22, 2014 at 1:33 AM
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    1. Do It Yourself

      For discussions on making your own baby carriers and related items. Creative sewers and wannabe creative types welcome!
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      Latest: Actual tablecloth -> shorty? kassia2538, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:24 PM
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    2. Babywearing Events (Conferences, Expos)

      For discussions related to planning and setting up babyearing events and gatherings.
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      Latest: Talk of Tempe - daily chat and photo thread bsunrise, Jul 22, 2014 at 7:55 PM
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    3. Teaching and Advocacy

      Discussion relating to teaching babywearing and babywearing advocacy. Tell us about the babywearers you're helping!
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      Latest: Playing hardball lapedestrienne, Jul 16, 2014 at 12:11 AM
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    1. Business

      Operating a business focused on babywearing? Considering becoming a babywearing vendor? Post your questions and comments here! Please General business questions go here too.
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    2. Parenting Chat

      For all parenting topics not directly related to babywearing. Post here to share stories, anecdotes or pictures or for gentle and respectful support and advice regarding approaches to sleep, nutrition, childcare, education, etc. Please see the listed sub-forums for discussions on various other parenting related topics.
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      Latest: What are these? anewyorkerabroad, Jul 22, 2014 at 3:48 PM
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    3. General Chat

      Everything else not related to parenting or babywearing!
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      Latest: GAME - The person below me... MrsQriist, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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