What is babywearing?

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Babywearing is simply the time-honoured art of carrying a young child or infant in a piece of cloth or purpose-made carrier. It has a number of physical, emotional and developmental benefits for babies. Babywearing also helps get things done with two hands free and a happy baby!

More on the benefits of babywearing

About the conference

Woman wearing a baby in a woven wrap
Hosted by Adelaide Babywearers and coordinated by Babywearing Education Australia the 2015 conference will be an opportunity to share knowledge and connect with everyday babywearing families, health professionals, community leaders vendors and retailers.

Meet the conference organisers

Who should attend

baby in sling

The conference is aimed at everyday babywearing families, babywearing professionals, child and infant health professionals, vendors and community leaders. It will be a great opportunity to increase your knowledge in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

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consultancy class

About the presenter Victoria Ward set up the School of Babywearing in 2010 after becoming aware of such high demand for parents for babywearing information via her sling shop, and from fellow antenatal professionals. She is Mum to four children, all who have been carried in baby slings and carriers. She is an NCT Antenatal teacher, Antenatal […]

Charity auction: One of a kind motherhood inspired Ergobaby and matching canvas by Elizabeth Close

We are excited to announce the auction of a motherhood inspired hand painted Ergobaby carrier and matching canvas by Elizabeth Close. The carrier was donated by Babes in Arms – Australian distributors of Ergobaby carriers – and painted by Elizabeth during the 2015 Australian Babywearing Conference in Adelaide. Elizabeth is the very talented artist behind the 2015 official conference wraps […]

Auction to support Life’s Little Treasures Foundation

The wonderful women at Wrapture have donated a beautiful Australian designed and made Harvest Dusk wrap (size 6) for us to auction in order to raise money for the Life’s Little Treasures Foundation. The Life’s Little Treasures Foundation is Australia’s leading charity dedicated to providing support, friendship and information, specifically tailored for families of children born premature or […]

Conference photos!

19/06/2015 Edited to add fashion show photos. Thanks to our wonderful photographer Jessica from Mapleberry Photography we are excited to present the official conference photo gallery! Plus fashion show photos from the awesome Suse at Micro Art Photography Design. Thank you to both photographers for contributing their time and talent x. Click on each image to enlarge. […]

Goodie Bags packed

The team in Adelaide spent time last weekend collating the goodie bags for our delegates. Both one and three day ticket holders will be going home with one of these shopping bags filled with lovely presents from sponsors. Haven’t booked a ticket yet? Tickets are available on the website until 24 hours before the expo […]

The Australian Babywearing Conference offers an opportunity come together to share knowledge and skills about the time-honoured art of babywearing.