reddybabywearing4New to babywearing and have no idea where to start? Worn a previous child, but it’s been awhile and need a refresher? Having trouble getting the hang of your carrier? Want to try a new carrier? I can help with all these and so much more!

Ready to book a class? 

11728755_10102076983869586_972135930693679750_oI am Certified Babywearing Consultant with the Center for Babywearing Studies. I offer a variety of classes to suit your needs. I am available for in-person consults for the Portland, Oregon Metro Area.  I can also do online consults upon request. 

 

Babywearing 101: Why should you wear a baby in a carrier? There are countless reasons that I will happily share! I will give an overview of the developmental benefits, emotional bonding, and the physiological need for babywearing. Proper positioning, safety, and breastfeeding/bottle feeding tips will also be highlighted. I will give a brief overview of the four major carrier types–buckle carriers, wraps, ring slings and bei dai. Afterwards, some hand-on time with the carrier library.

  • Private in-home consult:  90 minutes, $45
  • Online Consult: 120 minutes, $65
  • Group Consult: minimum 3 people, 2-hours, $200

11265629_1204011282958456_1994742945666223511_nBabywearing 102: When you are interested in babywearing, but have no idea where to start. A basic introduction to babywearing. An in-depth overview of the benefits of babywearing, proper position, and general safety.  Then I will give brief overview the four major carrier types–buckle carriers, wraps, ring slings and bei dai– and help you decide on the best carrier for your family. Then you can have some hands-on practice with the carrier you chose. Lastly, I can direct you in purchasing a carrier within your budget.

  • Private in-home consult: 120 minutes $60
  • Online consult: 150 minutes, $75
  • Group Consult: minimum of 3 people, 2 hours $225

11698790_10102074755180896_2386686958382985378_oBabywearing 201: Have a burning question or struggling your carrier? This consult is for those who have worn a baby, but want to to try something new and work on their skills. I can help with fit and comfort of your current carrier or help you try a hip or back carry (if appropriate). You can also try other carriers in my library as well.

  • Public consult: 30 minutes at a select public location $25
  • Private in-home consult: 60-90 minutes $50-$75
  • Online consult: $65-$85
  • Group Consult: minimum of 3 people, 2 hours $200

Community and Cooperate Outreach: Do you have a business or organization that could benefit from babywearing? For example—child care providers, medical professions, special needs caregivers, lactation consultants, and more. I can tailor a class to your group’s needs easily. Price will vary depending on time and prep needed. Online class available. 

Ready to book a class? Click here!

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Please contact me below to set-up an appointment.

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