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How to Choose the Best Ring Sling Fabric

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How to Choose the Best Ring Sling Fabric

When it comes to baby carriers, the fabric you choose can make a big difference in comfort, breathability, and overall feel! Here at hope&plum, we offer two different fabric options: linen/cott...

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Two mothers wearing their babies in ring sling baby carriers

Ring Slings - 7 Things You Need to Know

Thinking about using a ring sling with your baby or toddler? That's great! Ring slings are an incredible and versatile baby carrier option and have been around for generations! While they may seem ...

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White mother wearing her baby in a gray ring sling talking to another mother wearing her newborn in a rose-colored baby wrap.

Babywearing 101: Ring Sling Versus Stretchy Baby Wrap

There's truly nothing better than babywearing and having your little one cuddled close to your heart in the perfect kissing distance. Parents have worn their babies for ...

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Babywearing in the Winter

Babywearing in the Winter

Check out our tips to stay warm while babywearing this winter!

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Mother carrying child in meh dai baby carrier

The Story of the Traditional Meh Dai

Is Meh Dai really Chinese? We are not quite sure when did we start to wear our babies. Researching artifacts or written records on babywearing in Chinese history proves futile because historical re...

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Babywearing and Cultural Appropriation from One Black Mother’s Point of View

Babywearing and Cultural Appropriation from One Black Mother's Point of View

I just didn’t know it was “called” babywearing. I always knew about babywearing because I knew that it was a very traditional practice in African culture.

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Featuring: Miah Marion
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Featuring: Miah Marion

It’s something that I have seen since long before I got pregnant. I learned about the different types of hearing from the Internet and social media so many different ways to add babywearing into yo...

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Featuring: Hally Blake
Feature Friday

Featuring: Hally Blake

You wear many hats including doula, midwife, business owner, and mom. How do you balance everything on a day to day basis?

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Meet the Artist: Phoebe Wahl
Feature Friday

Meet the Artist: Phoebe Wahl

How did you get started with designs/illustrations? I’ve always been obsessed with drawing, ever since I was little, and I was unschooled which allowed me to really dig in and have a time intensive...

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How to Use a Ring Sling
Baby Carrier Tips

How to Use a Ring Sling

Using a ring sling is a fun and quick way to keep your baby close! If you've never used a sling before, it can be a little intimidating, but we have found ring slings to be the fastest carrier around.

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