Here are the details on our International Babywearing Week Events!
Thursday, September 24
Time: 10 a.m. – noon
Location: Cygnus Lactation Services, Mundelein – 402 N. Seymour, east of US-45 off Hawley, Next to Open Pantry Foods
At noon we will head to a local park for lunch, bring your own or stop and pick something up on the way.
Saturday, September 26
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: New Mother New Baby, Northbrook – 3115 Dundee Rd, between US-43 and I-294, White Planes Shopping Center
All caregivers, dads, grandparents and children of all ages are always welcome!
Learn About and Demo …
• Babywearing benefits for both baby and wearer
• Different types of carriers available
• How to carry your baby safely and comfortably
• Trying AS MANY CARRIERS as you would like
• One-on-one help by experienced babywearers
• Speed Wrapping – Seen or use those long wrap baby carriers…they are comfortable, versatile, quick and easy to use…come for a show or participate in the contest…you don’t have to be am expert!
• Emergency Babywearing* – learn to get your hands free w/out a “real” carrier…Demo and Race to Safety.
• Babywearing Photo Contest* – bring a photo with you or see the blog post below for the email entry address.
o Best Babywearing Mom
o Best Babywearing Dad
o Best Babywearing Child with animal or doll
• Toddler and Kids Station* – Child size carriers, crafts and coloring.
• Snacks and * marked items will only be on Saturday!
Raffles and Prizes…
• Babylegs donated by Love Bugs Co., Lindenhurst
• Cat Bird Baby Mei Tai donated by Catbird Baby, Chicago
• One Month Membership donated by Area Curves, Grayslake, Mundelein, Libertyville Locations
• $15 gift certificate donated by Earthly Goods, Gurnee
• Moby Baby Carrier and swaddle blanket donated by Cygnus Lactation, Mundelein
• Moby Baby Carrier donated by New Mother New Baby, Northbrook
• Crew Cuts, Grayslake, IL coupons for discounted haircuts
• Carried Away Board Books
• AND MORE!