International Babywearing Week 2014

International Babywearing Week 2014

International Babywearing Week 2014 is coming up! BWI-T has some special events to celebrate:

Kick-off Party and Fundraiser at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, October 5th at 1pm.
Join us for a special story time. Kids are encouraged to bring a doll or stuffed animal to “Share the Adventure” with and will make mini rebozos to carry them in. 10% of your purchase at Flyleaf will be donated to our group when you mention Babywearing International of the Triangle at checkout. Raffle tickets will also be available.

Umstead Park Hike, October 8th at 3:30
Meet at the Reedy Creek entrance of Umstead in Cary park for a babywearing hike, weather permitting. Check back here or in our Facebook group events for more details soon.

Sweetbottoms Fall Festival, October 11th 10am – 2pm
We’ll have a table at Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique’s Fall Festival. Come say hello and buy a few raffle tickets. We will be holding the drawing at the festival around noon, but you don’t need to be present to win. More details on the raffle below.

Daily Photo Challenges on Facebook
There will be a different photo challenge for you to participate in each day of International Babywearing Week in our Facebook group! Look for the post each morning announcing the theme and add your photo in the comments. Is your camera ready?

Follow the Fun on Social Media
The official hashtag for IBW 2014 is #‎IntlBabywearingWeek, use it with posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more to join in the fun‬. “Like” the official IBW page on Facebook for updates and giveaways. BWI of the Triangle has an Instagram account, @bwitriangle, follow us and tag us in your babywearing photos on Instagram.

Online events on will be celebrating International Babywearing Week with daily threads and prizes. Click “Babywearing Extras” and then “International Babywearing Week” under “Babywearing Events” to participate! You will need an account on but it’s easy to sign up and join this fabulous online community if you aren’t already a member.

Want to host an event?
Would you like to host a meet-up, stash chat or babywearing park day during International Babywearing Week? We encourage our members to plan event their own special events! PM an admin Facebook group or send an email to to set up an event.

2014 IBW Raffle

This year’s raffle items include:

A Kokoskaa wrap conversion tote bag

An Ovolo Heartwood Onyx Ring Sling, converted by Sleeping Baby Productions

Doctor Who themed suck pads donated by Gracie and Sam