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    1. Support the 2019 TBW Relaunch

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    2. New to TBW & Introductions

      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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    3. TBW Business & Technical Support

      Forum guidelines, support, discussion, elections.
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    1. What Have You Worn Today?

      Come and share what you wear. New members are welcome! All members should feel free to post & run if needed.

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    2. General Babywearing Chatter & History

      choosing a carrier; fluff mail; carrier tracking; collection pictures; “talk me out of...”; tandem wearing, history; babywearing around the world; wearing with disabilities (caregiver or child) or medical equipment; big kid wearing; traveling; etc
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      Latest: Photo Guide: The anatomy of carriers squirrly, Jul 22, 2019 at 10:54 AM
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    3. Wraps and Wrapping

      Tutorials, tips, reviews, geekery, Carry of the Week, handwovens
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      Latest: Talk me out of my ISO (or not) 2019 rpower75, Jul 23, 2019 at 9:59 PM
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    4. SSCs, Meh Dais, Onbuhimos, & more

      Tutorials, tips, fit check, Carry of the Month, custom ordering, reviews. Includes Meh Dai/Bei Dai, Hmong, Podaegi, Onbuhimo, and soft-structured carriers.
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      Latest: Kinderpack 2019 tips and tweaks khas, Jul 22, 2019 at 9:41 AM
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    5. Ring Slings and Pouches

      Tutorials, tips, fit checks, geekery, advanced RS carries, custom ordering, reviews
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      Latest: Help me buy a present? khas, Jul 12, 2019
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    6. DIY - Making Your Own Wraps & Carriers

      Selecting material; sewing your own wraps, slings, & carriers; weaving; dying; wrap scrap creations; modifying carriers; making toy carriers
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      Latest: I want to dye my wrap! divia, Jul 13, 2019
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    7. Babywearing Clothing and Accessories

      Reviews & chatter for coats & outerwear; suck pads; toy carriers; blankets & lovies; wrap scrap toys
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      Latest: Wallababy 2.0 NanaBanana, Jul 1, 2019
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    8. Local Babywearers & Meet-ups

      Local groups & meet-ups; find some local advice or mentor
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    1. Pregnancy and Conception

      Trying to conceive (TTC), infertility, pregnancy, labor/birth, postpartum issues
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    1. Daily Chatter

      Please come on in and join us as we chat about our daily lives and support one another. New members are welcome! All members should feel free to post & run if needed. Remember that while any subject goes here, our posting guidelines still apply. Please be gentle with each other.


      This subforum is closed to Google searches to help enhance the safety and privacy of our posters, but remember nothing on the internet is truly private and that this forum is open to anyone who wants to create a membership.

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      Latest: Tuesday July 23 daily chat js14, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:05 PM
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    2. Family Life

      What’s for Dinner; managing the household; spouses & adult relationships; balancing careers & family; moving/building/remodeling; caring for our parents; dementia; budgeting; safety & emergency
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      Latest: Messies (not so) Anonymous - 2019 kiwimum, Jul 23, 2019 at 2:46 PM
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    3. Parenting

      Gentle discipline; education; homeschooling; free range kids; natural living; sibling rivalry; questions & resources; potty learning & EC/elimination communication; healthy kids; diversity & multiculturalism; kid activities & scheduling; travel with kids
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      Latest: Chat with me about ECing a new baby.... Oboe, Jul 23, 2019 at 5:25 PM
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      hobbies; arts & crafts; reading; TV & movies; health & fitness; beauty; pets; gardening & farming; travel; our careers

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    5. Social Justice & Inclusivity

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