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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      Latest: Bookmarking threads... squirrly, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:31 PM
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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: Hi from FTM in AL! artgeek009, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:31 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: hot weather climate Rebekah125, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:01 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: JULY 2014: Your SSC/MT/ABC of the day. . . peaches1979, Jul 29, 2014 at 12:01 AM
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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: Ways to wear older babies in a RS? Rebekah125, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:10 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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      Latest: Kokoskaa Nexus evonnec, Jul 29, 2014 at 12:44 AM
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    5. General Babywearing Chat

      For all posts related to babywearing that don't fit elsewhere!
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      Latest: Cooling Towels Rebekah125, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:16 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: Anyone tried a wool cape? Zoebear, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:18 AM
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    7. Traditional Babywearing

      Discussion of babywearing in traditional societies.
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      Latest: Did your mom (parent) BW? Amwlynn, Jul 24, 2014 at 2:38 PM
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    8. Photo Gallery

      Our new gallery forum - post photos only in here - thanks !
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      Latest: BB Slen (formerly Babylonia) Ronnie, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:34 PM
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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: BWI Of San Antonio Lalea, Jul 28, 2014 at 6:48 PM
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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: Making a Ringsling or Pouch - Useful Links tpw, Jul 28, 2014 at 7:46 AM
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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: International Babywearing Conference 2016 glasgow-girl, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:32 AM
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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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    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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    3. General Chat

      Everything else not related to parenting or babywearing!
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      Latest: GAME - The person below me... mayasmommy, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:39 PM
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