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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  3. **NOW FREE**Check out our all-new Media Gallery! Browse and upload your photos and build your own online albums. Limit of 50mb/member and 5mb/picture. Please tag your photos here as you would on Instagram, as well as filling in the fields for specific information. Utilize the new geekery format for tagging wrapping photos, too! Note: All uploads to the Media Gallery are subject to TBW/BWI photo release policies. By uploading media to the gallery, you are accepting this policy.
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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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      Rocheal Latest: Q about 30/30 rule Rocheal, Jul 22, 2017
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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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      BoyMom121416 Latest: Help locating CSV group! BoyMom121416, Jun 27, 2017
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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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      Sonata Latest: It's been awhile.... Sonata, Aug 17, 2017 at 8:58 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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      redphotog Latest: Ergo Adapt vs 360 Cool Air for Hiking redphotog, Aug 20, 2017 at 5:23 PM
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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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      Sonata Latest: 2017 Ring sling/ pouch of the day! Sonata, Aug 20, 2017 at 4:11 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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      klippity Latest: August 2017, What Have You Wrapped With Today klippity, Aug 20, 2017 at 9:00 PM
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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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      abemom2 Latest: For the cloak curious! abemom2, Aug 5, 2017
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    7. General Babywearing Chat

      For all posts related to babywearing that don't fit elsewhere!
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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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      Christina M Latest: Diy meitai into onbuhimo? Christina M, Aug 7, 2017
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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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      MKfirewife Latest: Continuing Education Hours MKfirewife, May 22, 2017
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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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      Christina M Latest: getting kids to do schoolwork/etc Christina M, Aug 19, 2017 at 7:46 PM
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    3. General Chat

      Everything else not related to parenting or babywearing!
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