Find Babywearing Groups, Find Local Momradery
New to babywearing and want a little in-person one-on-one help getting started? Have a hankering to connect with a community of like-minded babywearing moms? Not sure where to look? Youâ€™ve come to the right place! There is a wealth of resources out there for you from babywearing classes and groups, to babywearing rental and demo services (with many Boba Carriers and Wraps in the mix)! Some for a fee, many for free; here are some popular websites offering online directories to find babywearing support and momradery near you:
Babywearing International Chapters
Chapters hold regular educational meetings led by at least two Volunteer Babywearing Educators and are free and open to the public. The linked listing is organized by state. BWI maintains a helpful website, does a variety of outreach and organizes an annual global celebration for babywearers called International Babywearing Week.
The BabyWearer.com Babywearing Forum
In addition to lots of other helpful resources, this site has a forum with a strong user base and most pertinent to this blog post is its thread Babywearers Near You. Here you can find listings for babywearing groups or connect with like-minded individuals. The forum threads are organized by geographic region for the U.S. and Canada, and by country for a number of other locals across the globe. Youâ€™ll need to register to view and participate in the forums, but itâ€™s free and easy to do so.
WearYourBaby.com Class and Group Listings
This is a site offering a variety of babywearing resources. The classes and groups page is primarily a list of people offering or organizing individual and group consultations for free or for a fee, and some babywearing playgroups. A number of countries are represented.
Know of or manage a good resource for finding babywearing groups and more to support newbies and experts alike? Share it in the comments for all to see!