Welcome! This course, in partnerships with Rebecca Grove, is sure to boost your knowledge and confidence in the skill and practice of modern babywearing.
Sneak peek of the Modules:
History – Outlining the living traditions and long history of people around the world using different methods to keep their children close, and the subsequent modernization of the traditional practice.
Cultural factors – About cultural appropriation and what we need to be aware of when talking about and teaching babywearing. Past transgressions, and moving forward.
Recognition of inborn benefits – How and why babies, and parents thrive physically and mentaly while babywearing. Debunking myths.
Safety and other considerations – When, how and where to use carriers safely.
Carriers – An outline of 6 types of carriers: woven wraps, stretchy wraps, meh dais, ring slings, buckle carriers (soft structured carriers/SSCs), pre tied stretchy wraps.
How to use Carriers – Instruction on how to use the 6 carriers from module.
Modules will include an instructional video with slides as well as a downloadable transcript. Supplemental videos, articles, graphics and pictures provided.
Course is self paced with mandatory webinars to move forward.
Participants will have access to a private Facebook group for instructor and peer support, tips and supplemental content, as well as live access to Rebecca during a specific time in the week in a private Facebook Live on topics of the week