A concise virtual course to better understand baby wearing and the options of baby carriers to use with your child from infancy through toddlerhood. We cover a brief history of baby wearing, what optimal baby wearing looks like, and how to decide which carrier style is a good fit for your growing family. 

This course includes instructional videos for four types of optimal baby carriers and answers frequently asked questions. 

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Course Welcome & About the Presenter

    • Course Welcome

    • About the Presenter

    • Course Overview

  • 2

    What is baby wearing?

    • Definition and Practice of Baby Wearing

  • 3

    The History of Baby Wearing

    • Cultures and Carriers

  • 4

    The Benefits of Baby Wearing

    • Physical and Emotional Benefits

  • 5

    Optimal Baby Wearing

    • Optimal Baby Wearing and What It Looks Like

  • 6

    Styles Of Baby Carriers

    • Types Of Carriers And Which Ones to Avoid

  • 7

    The Right Carrier For You

    • Things To Consider And Questions To Ask

  • 8


    • FAQs and Instructional Videos

    • Woven Wrap Tutorial

    • Ring Sling Tutorial

    • Buckle Carrier Tutorial

    • Stretchy Wrap Tutorial

About the instructor


Amber Chaves OTR/L

Amber Chaves is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist with over 18 years of experience working with children and their families. As a mother of two and also owner of Organically OT, Amber's passionate about giving parents the information and tools they are seeking to empower themselves on their journey into parenthood. Building community and support is the guiding principle behind all of her services and class formats. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact her directly at 518-992-3234

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