Monthly Archives: September 2016

Best Baby Carriers For Newborns (Hand-Picked By Our Certified Baby Carrier Consultant)

Choosing the Best Baby Carriers For Newborns As a Certified Baby Carrier Consultant, I’m often asked the question “Which baby carrier is the best baby carrier for newborns?”.  If I had to answer that question in one sentence, I would say: “The best baby carrier for newborns is the type of carrier you will be the most […]

Which Size Fidella Fly Tai Do I Need?

Everyone who has tried a Fidella Fly Tai can’t stop RAVING about them. They’re perfect from birth (baby size) to toddlerhood and are great for beginners and experienced babywearers.  If you need help with Fidella Fly Tai sizing, this guide will tell you all you need to know. Fidella Fly Tai’s now come in 3 […]

LILLEbaby Tutorial Videos

Ideal for cozy closeness with your newborn, this position mimics how baby was positioned in the womb with arms and legs pulled up in front of the body. Comfortably carry your baby during the “baby wearing gap” months (when wide-seat carriers don’t fit). The cupped adjustable seat facilitates a natural frog-leg position.   By six […]

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Ryan Reynolds, We’ve Got Your Back

Dear Ryan and Blake We’ve all been there.  We’ve either seen (or been) that parent who is standing there smiling proudly holding their child close in a baby carrier.  It’s an amazing feeling when you put your baby in a carrier for the first time.  They’re extra snuggly, and you start to dream about all […]

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12 Ways Wearing Your Baby Can Change Your Life As A Parent

Written by Nikki Wilkins, owner and founder of Nurture Nest Parenting is arguably one of the most challenging things we’ll ever do.  It also happens to be the most rewarding. Nikki Wilkins, Certified Baby Carrier Consultant and owner of Nurture Nest (Australia’s largest baby carrier specialty store), strongly believes that many of the challenges we face as […]

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What Are Woven Wraps? A Guide To Woven Wraps For Beginners

To many, woven wraps are a little bit of a mystery. They come in a variety of absolutely stunning fabrics which easily catch anyone’s eye, but as many people haven’t had the opportunity to see them used in their friendship circles, they can be a new concept despite being around for a number of years.  […]

Ring Sling Tutorial

This ring sling tutorial was written by Wearababy.  We are very proud to stock their range here in Australia.  The safest and most comfortable way to wear your baby is upright as shown in the pictures below.  If you have any questions about the use of your carrier, please don’t hesitate to use the ‘contact […]

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Differences Between Waist Belt Lengths In Baby Carriers (Tula, Ergobaby, Manduca, Kokadi Flip, Kokadi TaiTai, Beco Gemini, Beco Soleil, Beco Butterfly 2)

There is often some confusion around the varying length of waist belts in carriers.  Below is a summary of the waist belt lengths of all styles of ERGObaby Carriers and the Manduca Baby Carrier Tula baby carrier waistbelt The Tula baby carrier waistbelt extends to 152cm.  The Tula waistbelt has 27 inches (69cm) of padding, […]

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Woven Wrap Girasol Wefts

The weft is the color that is woven horizontally during the weaving process of a woven wrap. It can change the overall appearance of the colour of the wrap quite significantly. Below is a description of some of the weft terms used to describe the weft colour in Girasol wraps, and their well known colour. […]

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Tula Baby And Toddler Carrier Instructions

Baby Carrier Instructions Tula Ergonomic Baby Carriers comply with the European Safety Norm for Soft Carriers EN 13209- 2:2006. Please, read our Babywearing Safety Guidelines and Instructions prior to using the carrier. The Front & Back (below) Carry is designed for children not less than 7kg. If your baby is under 7 kg, please use our instructions […]

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The Value Of Certified Baby Carrier Consultants

There has been a lot of excitement and hype as we introduced South Australia’s first Certified Baby Carrier Consultant – Nurture Nest owner, Nikki Wilkins, as well as the certification of a consultant in each state of Australia. Below we answer a few common questions that have been asked about Babywearing Consultants and what they […]

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Why Babywear? 43 Reasons To Wear Your Baby

from the work of Ashley Montagu Ph.D, Jean Liedloff, and various child development researchers Babywearing recreates the oneness of the baby and mother that existed in the womb which is absolutely necessary for proper development of the infant and the mother’s levels of mothering hormone, prolactin. Babywearing provides fathers a way to share the nurturing […]

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Benefits Of Babywearing

Medical professionals agree that infants thrive through touch; “wearing” your baby is another way to meet this need. But the benefits of babywearing don’t end there … babywearing offers many other advantages, some of which include: • Happy Babies. It’s true … carried babies cry less! In a study published in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found that babywearing for three […]

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Babywearing Safely

Is Babywearing Safe? When done properly, carrying a baby in a soft baby carrier can be safer than carrying a baby in your arms. Your carrier doesn’t have muscles that get tired, and your carrier doesn’t have arms that reflexively reach out to balance you or catch you when you fall. But, as with anything […]

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