Babywearing Education

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Upcoming Classes


Wearing Your Newborn 

Wednesday, January 30, 10:30a-12:30pm

Monday, March 11, 6-8pm, 

Monday, May 6, 6-8pm

$30 per individual/$50 per couple,  

at The Midwife Center for Birth and Women's Health (2831 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) 

This class is suitable for expecting families and those with babies aged 3 months and younger.  Newborns need special babywearing care! Wraps, slings, safety and more will be covered. Weighted dolls will be available if your baby is not yet born. 

Email info@wearyourlittleone.com to reserve your spot


Mini Private Consultations- 30 minutes for $40

 Saturday, January 19, 6:15-7:30pm

Enjoy a  private babywearing lesson tailored to your family's needs in the cheerful, comfortable setting of Happy Baby Company. No need to worry about sharing time with others in a class; this session is all about you and your baby!


Your 30 minute private lesson includes:

use of instructor's carrier collection

use of instructor's weighted dolls

hands on, individualized instruction on up to 2 carrier types

print materials with instructions and tips

email, phone and text support after your lesson

Sign up here: http://www.happybabycompany.com/30-Minute-Individual-Babywearing-Sessions--Saturday-January-19th_p_2375.html


Babywearing 102- Wearing your Older Baby

Saturday, January 19 , 4:30-6pm, $25 per person, at Happy Baby Company

suitable for families with babies who can sit up and beyond

sign up at : http://www.happybabycompany.com/Babywearing-102--Basics-of-Wearing-your-Older-Baby--January-19th-430pm_p_2133.html


Pay what you can Babywearing Lessons 

Sunday, April 7, 10am-1pm

Roots Chiropractic

302 Castle Shannon Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15234

Do you have a wee baby that you are nervous to take into a big class? Perhaps you prefer learning in a one-on-one setting, but have a limited budget. If so, a 20 minute lesson may be just what you are looking for! Enjoy an individual babywearing session tailored to your family's needs at Roots Chiropractic. No need to worry about sharing time with others in a
class; this session is all about you and your baby! Pay in advance or when you arrive and you decide what fits your budget.

Your 20 minute private lesson includes:
• use of instructor's carrier collection
• use of instructor's weighted dolls
• hands on, individualized instruction on one carrier type or one wrap carry

Email info@wearyourlittleone.com to reserve your spot


Free Babywearing Learning!

Wednesday, February 5

Wednesday, March 6

Wednesday, April 3

Wednesday, May 1 

5-8pm 

FREE 20 minute babywearing consultations! Free carriers available for families in need as well. 

Available on a first come, first serve basis

Three Rivers Free Clinic for the People

801 N Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA  

For more info on the Free Clinic, visit https://www.facebook.com/ThreeRiversClinicForThe

Individual Babywearing Appointments

Enjoy a babywearing lesson tailored to your family's specific needs in the comfort of your home, scheduled at your convenience. Email Laura at info@wearyourlittleone.com to schedule today!


1 Hour Lesson- $100

includes:

  • use of instructor's carrier collection during visit
  • use of instructor's weighted dolls
  • hands on, individualized instruction on up to 2 carrier types
  • print materials with instructions and tips
  • email, phone and text support after your visit
  • instructor's travel time up to 1 hour round trip

2 Hour Lesson- $150

  • use of instructor's carrier collection during visit
  • use of instructor's weighted dolls
  • hands on, individualized instruction on up to 3 carrier types
  • print materials with instructions and tips
  • email, phone and text support after your visit
  • instructor's travel time up to 1 hour round trip
  • This option is best for families with multiples, or those learning back wrapping for the first time. 

Deluxe Lesson Package- $275

includes

  • Two separate in home lessons, up to 2 hours each 
  • a step by step, full color carrying instruction manual including ring sling instructions, Front Wrap Cross Carry, and Back Wrap Cross Carry
  • use of instructor's carrier collection during visit
  • use of instructor's weighted dolls
  • hands on, individualized instruction on up to 3 carrier types
  • print materials with instructions and tips
  • email, phone and text support after your visits
  • instructor's travel time up to one hour round trip

*Approximate travel times will be calculated prior to your visit. 

Testimonials

Not sure how babywearing education will work for you? Read and see how babywearing helped these wonderful families!


"Working out how to successfully wear Peter during our class has really improved our lives. I can now leave the house without being worried about him getting fussy and needing to nap. As long as I keep moving, he is now calmer and usually naps better being worn than at home. He is also happier to play independently when I have worn him for part of the day.


You were so patient and helpful during the class. You have a wonderful way with babies and really helped us to decipher Peter and understand what he likes and dislikes. Before your class, I was always worried about whether Peter was positioned safely and comfortably when wearing him, and felt intimidated by all the different types of carriers. You gave me the skills and confidence to persevere with babywearing. Thank you!"- Clara F. 


"Practical advice on a large variety of wraps and styles. I immediately felt welcome and comfortable. I learned a lot."- Gordon and Elizabeth M. 

Professional, Group, and Business Training

Laura is available to train your parenting group, retail staff, childcare workers, nanny, or community providers on all things babywearing.  Contact Laura today at info@wearyourlittleone.com to inquire about training for your specific group. 

Questions? Comments? Wonders? Worries?

Please do feel free to reach out to Laura with any questions you may have about babywearing.  Reach her at info@wearyourlittleone.com or by phone at 412.721.7291