November Happenings

Hello friends! We hope you had a fun Halloween and are ready to take the on holiday season armed with your best parenting tool, babywearing of course! Thank You! First of all, we’d like to thank everyone who participated in the IBW fundraiser event. We collectively raised enough money to add a few new carriers to our lending library. Your purchase is much appreciated and we hope you are enjoying your auction prizes. We’d love to see pictures of you using your new goodies. Spam us in the Facebook chatter…

Kicking off Fall 2016

Hope this post finds you all well. It’s officially fall and we are busy behind the scenes getting ready for a fun filled International Babywearing Week (IBW). IBW is an annual event sponsored by BWI to raise awareness and celebrate the benefits of babywearing. This year’s theme is “Best Seat in the House” and the celebration is scheduled for October 5-10. As part of the festivities we have a field trip planned to Central Park NYC on Saturday, October 8th. This event is hosted by BWI NYC and we will be…

2nd Quarter Update: We Are Growing! Want to Help? Here’s How!

BWI New Haven is growing!  We have doubled our membership this past quarter and meeting attendance continues to serge.  We are so excited to be reaching more parents and caregivers in our community! A quick recap of this past quarter’s activities: We doubled our dues paying membership!  $480 in member dues was raised this quarter.  $160 of that was remitted to BWI national to fund operating costs and national outreach (such as our brochures).  $320 stayed with our local chapter and was used to fund new carriers for our library!  If…

Thinking About Membership?? Here’s Why You Should!!

You might be wondering why we offer membership and why you might want to spend the $30 to join Babywearing International of New Haven.  It is true that our general meetings are ALWAYS free and open to the public and our lending library is available for use at meetings.  Our primary mission is babywearing education – and we believe that education should be free!  However, there are some additional benefits to membership.  By becoming a member of BWI New Haven you Gain lending library privileges!  Dues paying members in good…

Welcome to BWI New Haven!!

Hi all!!  Just a quick note to say how excited we are to be up and running as a chapter of Babywearing International here in New Haven!! We are currently working on building our lending library.  Please see our membership page for information about how you can take advantage of our growing lending library. We are also seeking a child friendly space in the New Haven area for monthly meetups.  If you know of a spot that might work, please let us know: Email Us! We look forward to seeing…