Carried Away Spring 2015 - Page 3

CONTENTS 6 Image by Capturing Adventures Photography DADS WHO BABYWEAR 14 HANDWOVENS Babywearing: A Physio’s Perspective Risks vs Rules carried away From the Editor, Cat Timms… CULTURAL APPROPRIATION 30 Welcome to With mixed emotions, I present you with my 5th and final edition of Carried Away. From an excellent local newsletter by Karen Teale to a national glossy online mag (with the help of master graphic designer Delphie of See Creative, thank you Delphie!) that raises funds for BWWA and promotes, educates and normalises babywearing, it’s been a wonderful year at the helm. I would also like to thank all the businesses who have supported this project by donating carriers, services and buying ads. Your support allows us to run 8, huge, carrier libraries statewide and spread the babywearing love to more families. This edition sees me pour out everything I have learnt about handwovens over the last two years; local father of a newborn Piers talks to us about babywearing with a few other local dads (Happy Fathers Day for Sunday, guys!). My wonderful friend, talented Aboriginal artist and blogger Liz Close graces us with a thought provoking article about cultural appropriation, thank you for your candor, Liz. Our physio Steph talks you through posture for babywearing and Renae explains what those manufacturer recommendations really mean. Bri shows us how to slipknot and a hip carry, and so much more. 10 18 Another amazing resource for the babywearing community; all digital editions will continue to be publicly available via the BWWA website. Congratulations to the whole CA team and thank you for supporting my vision. That’s a wrap, guys; we did it! Keep wearing all the babies, and toddlers, and kids, Love, Cat xxx COLUMNS + STORIES The Stepkowski Solution....................17 All Wrapped Up......................................21 My Babywearing Journey...................22 Behind the chair, from the Chair......25 Wrap Wrangling.....................................26 Cover image donated by Capturing Adventures 3