The practice of baby wearing is timeless. Benefits of baby wearing include: positive attachment, physical + emotional regulation, and the practical ability to use both hands to complete a task with a little one in tow.
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Baby Wearing Consultations
Come in for a complimentary, 15-minute, base consultation (valued at $25). Private virtual consultations are available for folks seeking more focused attention (scroll for more info)
Baby Wearing Basics Class
One of our certified baby wearing consultants will show you the ropes. In this class you will learn about the mechanics, positioning and benefits of Ring Slings, Wraps, and Soft-Structure Carriers.
Our staff provides a complimentary, maximum 15-minute, base consultation ($25 value) to each family looking to purchase a carrier from Natural Resources.
The complimentary base consultation includes the following (up to 15 minutes):
Discussion regarding which type of carrier will best fit the needs of your family
Brief education regarding the mechanics of the carrier
Brief education regarding use of the carrier
Customized fit for caregiver(s) present as time allows
Please note the complementary base consultation happens while the store is open and we are working with limited staff. As a result the consultation may be paused momentarily in order to support other families. Your patience in appreciated. If you require or prefer undivided attention please schedule a Private Consultation.
Private Consultation - Virtual
Our consultants have been trained through the Bay Area Baby Wearing Certification Program and also facilitate Baby Wearing Basics at Natural Resources. During a private consultation you will:
Learn and practice alternative ways to wear baby in the carrier from newborn to toddler
Develop and practice the skill of breastfeeding while using your carrier
Receive personalized support and recommendations to make baby carrying a positive experience for you and your baby
Gain support utilizing a carrier you currently own
Discover additional ways to utilize the carrier based on the unique framework of your family
$60 - 45 minutes
$75 - 1 hour
We support the education, empowerment, and cultivation of community and connection for all new families in San Francisco, therefore, a sliding scale or scholarship may be available for families wishing to schedule a consultation, but unable to do so due to the cost.