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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      mommybao Latest: Hello! 2nd time babywearing mama mommybao, Jan 19, 2018 at 9:16 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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      PrPossum Latest: BabyBjorn One Advice PrPossum, Dec 6, 2017
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    2. Asian Carrier and Soft Structured Carrier Basics

      Asian Baby Carriers include Meh Dai/Bei Dai, 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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    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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      rpower75 Latest: 2018 Ring sling/pouch of the day! rpower75, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:35 PM
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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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      Badgerly Latest: Fluff mail! 2018 Badgerly, Jan 20, 2018 at 11:34 AM
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    5. Babywearing in Special Circumstances

      Discussion relating to disabilities, chronic illness or special needs for either the baby/child being worn or the caregiver.
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    6. Babywearing Clothing and Accessories

      Discussion of Ponchos, coats, jackets and other clothing designed for use over baby carriers and baby carrier accessories
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      Christina M Latest: Teething necklace Christina M, Jan 9, 2018
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    7. General Babywearing Chat

      For all posts related to babywearing that don't fit elsewhere!
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      MrsDeo Latest: What would be your 1/2/5/10 carrier collection? MrsDeo, Jan 19, 2018 at 2:20 PM
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    8. Babywearing Around the World

      Discussion of babywearing in traditional societies.
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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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    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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      aleithea Latest: Sweaters From Wrap Fabric aleithea, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:17 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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    3. Teaching and Advocacy

      Discussion relating to teaching babywearing and babywearing advocacy. Tell us about the babywearers you're helping!
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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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      Brie.simpkins Latest: Affilates?? Brie.simpkins, Sep 20, 2017
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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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      rpower75 Latest: What have your kids created recently? rpower75, Jan 20, 2018 at 11:44 AM
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    3. General Chat

      Everything else not related to parenting or babywearing!
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      faerieflings Latest: Jan 19-20-21 fri-sat-sun weekend chatter faerieflings, Jan 20, 2018 at 10:59 AM
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