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Babywearing for Expectant Parents

Are you an expectant parent interested in learning more about babywearing? Come learn the essentials from us!

Our next workshop is Sunday May 28, 10:00 am–11:30 am.

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This hands-on workshop will guide you through how to wear your baby safely, why babywearing is good for you and baby, and introduce you to many carrier options. You will have the opportunity to see and feel all the carriers that Diaper Lab stocks as well as purchase a carrier to use with your newborn. This workshop is for expectant parents/caretakers only. If you have a babe-in-arms already, please register for our Babywearing BYOB class instead.

Workshops will be held at our retail location at 200 Elm Street North, Cambridge, MA (Davis Square).

So come and check out our great selection of baby carriers from Moby, Baby Hawk, Sakura Bloom, Boba, Beco, Onya, Dolcino, and many others, and learn what will work best for you and your baby. We look forward to seeing you, and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

Course Fee: $20 for 1-2 adults, and $10 for each additional person, up to 4 people per registration. (Larger groups, feel free to contact us to register.)

To register for any of the open classes below, use our online registration form, and indicate the number of adults attending. Please be sure to provide a valid e-mail address you check regularly and at which we can correspond with you to confirm attendance and notify you of any changes.

Instructor Information

Crystal Woller

Crystal was first introduced to babywearing when her first child was born in early 2011. A bit overwhelmed, she went to her first Boston Babywearers meeting for guidance. Her love of babywearing drove her to become a leader with Babywearing International of Greater Boston and help caregivers learn about babywearing.

Jen Patashnick

Before Jen's first child even was born, she was excited to wear him, and had collected several carriers. However, it wasn't until she learned of mei tais that her babywearing adventure really began. She has now had the pleasure of wearing both her children for extended periods in every style of carrier and enjoys helping novice babywearers realize how wonderful and life-changing a good carrier can be!

Workshop Schedule

Babywearing for Expectant Parents
  register » Sunday May 28 10:00 am –11:30am
  register » Sunday May 28 1:00 pm – 2:30pm
  register » Sunday June 11 10:00 am –11:30am
  register » Sunday June 11 1:00 pm – 2:30pm
  register » Sunday July 2 10:00 am –11:30am
  register » Sunday July 2 1:00 pm – 2:30pm
  register » Sunday July 30 10:00 am –11:30am
  register » Sunday July 30 1:00 pm – 2:30pm
  register » Sunday August 27 10:00 am –11:30am
  register » Sunday August 27 1:00 pm – 2:30pm
  register » Sunday September 17 10:00 am –11:30am
  register » Sunday September 17 1:00 pm – 2:30pm

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Diaper Lab Workshops

Introduction to Cloth Diapers

Our most popular class! Learn about cloth diapers and find out why many parents have called this the best class for new parents they've attended! Registration is limited and classes fill early, so sign up now.


Babywearing for Expectant Parents

Thinking about babywearing as a way to bond when your new baby arrives? Come learn about all the ins and outs of babywearing!


Babywearing BYOB (Bring your own Baby)

Learn about babywearing and how to safely, comfortably and enjoyably bond with your child, from their first days as a newborn too those toddler moments when a rest is best!


Infant/Child CPR & Choking

Learn CPR and optionally become certified. This workshop covers CPR and choking for infants through age 8; stay an extra half hour to learn adult CPR as well.


Beginner Woven Wrapping Class

Learn to use a woven wrap with a baby 6+ months of age.


Back Carry Babywearing Class

Learn how to get your baby (6+ months) or toddler onto your back in a carrier!


Breastfeeding Basics

A 90 minute intro to breastfeeding session offered prenatally for women and their partners.


Newborn Care

A 90 minute class designed for parents and other caregivers who want to cover the basics of caring for a new baby.


Becoming a Dad

A special workshop just for new dads! This 90 minute workshop will cover the essentials of newborn care and support.


Vist us at our Davis Sq Store

200 Elm Street

Somerville, MA 02144

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