International Babywearing Week is coming!

This is formatted for FB cover photos.

This is formatted for FB cover photos.

International Babywearing Week (IBW) is coming up Oct. 7-13! We’re planning a week of fun activities that celebrate babywearing, and you can participate in person and on Facebook!

Change your cover photo for the week!  The pre-made image can be downloaded.

Here are the plans:

Monday, Oct. 7:

  • Babywearing at the pumpkin patch meetup at Ganyard Hill Farm in Durham, 10 a.m.
  • Facebook challenge: Change your profile pic to a babywearing photo for the week.

Tuesday, Oct. 8:

  • Facebook challenge: Here in the group, post your favorite babywearing photo.  Huge bonus points if it includes one of our lending library carriers!

Wednesday, Oct. 9:

  • Facebook challenge: Post your favorite photo of daddy/grandpa/big brother babywearing.

Thursday, Oct. 10:

  • Babywearing park playdate at McDonald Woods Park in Cary, NC 5-7 p.m.
  • Facebook challenge: Post your favorite vacation/travel babywearing photo.

Friday, Oct. 11:

  • Facebook challenge: Try a new carry or carrier today!  Post a picture.

Saturday, Oct. 12:

  • Regular BWI-T Garner meeting at 10 a.m. (see the Facebook event for details).


We will be selling raffle tickets for the chance to win one of four prizes:

  1. Black Boba wrap
  2. Blue Boba Air (can be worn on front or back)
  3. Little Frog Sunny Agate ring sling (Kalea shoulder)
  4. $25 gift certificate to Comfy Joey

$5 – 1 ticket, $10 – 3 tickets, $15 – 5 tickets, $20 – 8 tickets

Tickets will be available at BWI-T meetings and also online by sending Paypal to  Please include the best way to contact you in the note section.  We will not be able to ship prizes so if an out of town friend/relative buys tickets, we won’t ship the prize.  Members can arrange shipping privately at their cost.  Drawing will take place at the Sweetbottoms Fall Festival on October 26.