Toddler Carrying

  1. World Breastfeeding Week - Feeding In Different Types Of Baby Carrier

     

    For #worldbreastfeedingweek we are going to look at feeding in various slings and carriers. Today we look at feeding in a half buckle or Meh Dai, using the fabulous Didymos Didyklick

     

    When feeding in a sling:

     

    • Always support babies head
    • Ensure babies hands cup the breast
    • No fabric behind babies head
    • Monitor baby at all times for latching on and off
    • When finished, always reposition baby upright.

     

    If you need any help or support

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  2. Friday Feature - Little Frog Preschool Carrier Video

     

    This week we are looking at the fantastic Little frog preschool carrier. My helper today will be 7 in two weeks and fits her perfectly!

    Little Frog XL Toddler (Preschool) Carriers are:

    • Designed for babies from 104cm, up to 30 kg of weight.
    • Front panel is regulated in width height, contoured soft waist belt (filled with foam) with 3-point buckle provides comfort and safety, and shoulder straps (also filled with foam) can be adjusted 3 ways to ensure a great, comfortable fit for every user.
    • Together with carrier, you will receive drawstring bag.
    • Weight of carrier: only 800 grams!

    Sizes

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  3. Isara The One Baby Carrier Review

    Isara The One Review

    The Isara The One is a full buckle, fully adjustable baby carrier. It's suitable from newborn to preschool, and when we say it's suitable from newborn to preschool we really mean it!

    The weight limit is from just under 7lbs to 44lbs! It's a lovely soft carrier without feeling too bulky even with a small baby.

    The waistband doesn't feel too thick and the padding is not too stiff so sits comfortably, the width adjusts easily on a slider with velcro.

    The panel is well made with a great amount of soft padding at babies knee area, it has two hooks tucked away to attach the toddler extenders.

    The panel height is easily adjusted to fit baby with webbing, and in the same clip you can adjust the strap length as needed.

    The straps are quite narrow, more than other carriers but we find them nice and comfy, again lovely soft padding so not too

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  4. Tula Explore Baby Carrier Review

    Tula Explore Baby Carrier Review

    Tula Explore

    What Is The Tula Explore?

    The Tula Explore is a multi-position, adjustable baby carrier that brings together the newborn-suitable features of the Tula Free To Grow Carrier, and the world-facing features that many parents desire, in a single, fantastic carrier.

    Completely adjustable from newborn, the seat area narrows across the width and height for younger babies and adjusts with them as they grow. There is a little padding at the knee for added comfort for baby. It is an ergonomic

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  5. Babywearing With A Toddler

    Babywearing With A Toddler

    Isara Toddler Carrier

     

    Toddler carrying is very much the same as carrying a younger baby (size aside).

    You carry your toddler every day in arms. It’s where your toddler is often most comfortable. It’s where you love to hold them, where you know they are happiest and safest.

    Using a sling to carry your toddler is an extension of carrying your toddler in arms.

    A sling allows you to carry your toddler, to continue the loving touch they need, whilst having your hands free.

    Toddler-wearing has such meaning, it’s deep bonding that lasts. Carrying a bigger baby or older child can have a profound and lasting impact on you both. It's never too late to start carry

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  6. 9 Best Baby Carriers for 2020

    Baby Carrier Buying Guide

    9 Of The Best Baby Carriers For 2020

    Baby Carriers are wonderful for babies and toddlers alike, and allow you to bond together. But which should you buy for your little one? Make choosing your baby carrier easier with 9 of our top picks for 2020.

     

     

    Babies love being carried in arms; you've probably figured this out already. Thankfully, baby carriers make this so much easier! But which is the best baby carrier? Which sling is best for you? Which sling should you choose?

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  7. Girasol Mysol Review

    The Girasol Mysol

    Let’s talk about the Girasol Mysol - it’s one of your favourite meh dai style carriers and there are lots of designs just back in stock! There are 4 different types, and I'll talk about each individually below.

     

     

    Mysol

     

    The Girasol Mysol

     

    The Mysol is a lightly padded meh dai option. On it's own, it's a meh dai

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  8. Manduca XT Baby Carrier Review

    Manduca XT Baby Carrier Review

     

    It’s been 9 years since we first used a Manduca Baby Carrier. It was the original-style Manduca carrier, and, testament to its build quality and quality of materials, it’s still going strong today - a little faded perhaps, but everything working just the same way it did when we first opened the box.

     

    Manduca XT Baby Carrier Review

     

    The new Manduca XT is similar to the original Manduca Baby Carrier design, but with some super improvements.

    It has an improved functionality for newborns. Now

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  9. Do You Love Woven Wraps? We do!

    Woven Wraps

     

    Do you like woven wraps?

     

    Have you tried or used a woven wrap?

     

    If you haven't, would you like to?

     

    If you didn't like them, what was it that you didn't like?

     

    Me, I love woven wraps. Fact. Did I always love woven wraps? Erm, well, not love, no. I had more of a determination to make them work. And as I learned how to use them and how they work, I grew to love them dearly.

     

    Oh, the anticipation as you open the box, the feel in hand at that first touch, all freshly folded.

     

    Then, like the smashing of champagne on a new cruise liner, the inaugural steam

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  10. A Wonderful Week of Meh Dais

    The Didymos Didytai

     

     

    This week it’s all about meh dai / mei tai style carriers - padded shoulder, wrap-strap shoulder, combo-style, oh and half buckles too.

     

    I’m not going to bore you with exact dimensions of straps and padding.  What I am going to do is show you the dimensions - this is much more meaningful in terms of use.

     

    I’m going to use a slightly tall and solidly built 3 year old as the ‘baby’ in the carrier.  Why?  Well, it’s relatively easy to imagine a newborn or smaller baby in a mei tai, right?!  What’s not so so easy, is to imagine a big weighty toddler in them.

     

    Sure, you don’t have to keep

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