International Babywearing Week

This week (October 8-14) marks International Babywearing Week.  If you are new to ”Babywearing”, it simply means holding or carrying a baby or young child using a cloth baby carrier. Holding babies is natural and universal; baby carriers make it easier and more comfortable, allowing parents and caregivers to hold or carry their children while attending read more…

To swaddle or not to swaddle, that is the…what’s a swaddle??

Many sitters have inquired as to what the technique “Swaddling” is and how to implement it while caring for infants.  We turned to Janeen Howard- parent consultant and principle at Swellbeing Parent Resource - to inform our sitter base how and when to swaddle. You can watch the video below and follow Janeen as she instructs read more…

Baby Basics: Carrying Positions & Diaper Changing

These tips will teach you how to comfortably and safely hold an infant and the ABC’s of diaper changing. Holding a Baby The golden rule to remember when holding an infant is that babies cannot hold their heads up until about 4-5 months of age, so you need to support young babies’ heads when holding read more…