More and more parents are choosing babywearing and now we have useful applications for this. We have collected well-known apps for smartphones, which will be helpful for both new babywearers and practiced wrap lovers.
Up & Close Babywearing
The ‘Up & Close’ app offers a lot of information on babywearing, the do’s and don’ts, wrap sizes, etcetera. It also contains an extensive search engine with over 70 carries for front, hip and back carrying. You can easily find video tutorials for each carry and keep preferred carries in your personal list of favorites.
‘Babywearing’, information on babywearing:
- Do’s (ergonomic carrying)
- Don’ts (non-ergonomic carrying)
- Stretchy Wrap
- Clothing and weather conditions
- Woven wrap sizes
- Determine your base wrap size
- Find your baby’s birth wrap (wraps that have been released on your baby’s day of birth)
‘Search’, the search engine
Search for information by entering the name of a specific carry.
Search for all available carriers that can be done with a wrap of a specific size.
Narrow your search results by adding filters:
- Position — front, hip or back carries.
- Tie off with or without sling rings
- Find carries that are suitable for newborns
- Find carries that are suitable for children that straighten their legs a lot.
- Find carries that are suitable for children that lean back often.
- Find pre-tyable carries
- Will the carry involve multiple layers of wrap over my child?
- The number of shoulders involved?
All search results contain a link to video tutorials on YouTube.
‘Favorites’, your own overview of favorite carries
Author: Andreas Schweiger
Keep track and manage all your woven wraps!
Wrap Manager helps you organize all your wraps, calculate gsm, add notes, store photos, take stash shots, see which wraps are currently out on holidays and have an overview of all the wraps that have lived with you.
Language: German, English
- Step-by-Step sling-tying instructions, even as a video
- Find a carrying consultant
- Learn more about carrying your baby
- Share your pictures with the community
- Discover the newest baby slings
Have Child Will Carry
Author: Kitty Forrest
This app as an addition to the services and support already provided via The Have Child, Will Carry Collective websites.
It serves as a mobile ‘one stop shop’ for all things Have Child, Will Carry.
Features: Blog, Shop, Postal Hire Shop, Instagram Feed, Twitter Feed, Facebook Feed, YouTube Feed, Video Tutorials, User Submissions and much more to come.
Language: German, English
Author: Stephanie Neid-Schlichenmaier
Unlock the “push notifications” and you will always be informed directly when a new release comes online. So you will not miss any important news if you do not have to be online.
The store will be added shooting wraps or 2nd-grade slings or sometimes make a release online.
Under RELEASE always all running Draws, orders etc. displayed with a precise indication of START and END! So you’ll always be up to date.
Author: League of babywearing consultants
You can find with app SLING:
- most popular carry photo and video tutorials,
- safety babywearing,
- information about ergonomic carriers,
- useful articles, and much more
The application will be useful for beginners and pregnant moms and advanced babywearers.
Mobile Assistant for newbies who choose babywearing or parents who already wear an ergonomic carrier or a wrap.
The instructions are always at hand
- How to use an ergonomic carrier: front, hip and back positions
- How to wear a woven wrap: carrying newborns and toddlers
- How to put a baby in a ring sling or Mei-Tai
- How to choose a baby carrier
- What are the differences between a kangaroo, an ergonomic carrier, and wrap
- What is ergonomics and why is it so important
Product catalog: ergonomic carrier and wraps, baby clothes, babywearing coats, nursing clothes, useful things.
Intl Babywearing Con Atlanta
Author: Babywearing International, Inc. (BWI)
The official mobile app for the 2016 International Babywearing Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Prepared by Julia Nurmagambetova.