It feels suddenly a bit colder huh? Time flies so fast, seems like only yesterday I was writing about hot weather babywearing tips! But here we are, I'm in a sweatshirt and blanket season is fast approaching...
Actually babywearing during the autumn is one of my most favourite times of year. Just cool enough to snuggle up but not so cold that you've gotta use a big coat.
Here are my wardrobe hacks for babywearing during the autumn
Rather than over dressing your little one, use a big cardigan around the both of you if you're front carrying. Easy to unwrap a bit if you're getting to warm or just take off as its over the sling.
I love simple layers that don't get caught in the sling while babywearing. A sweatshirt does just that. Favourite is definitely my Selfish Mother one.
Nothing worse than your sling pulling up your top and exposing the small of your back to the cold air. Eek. I love an extra long vest top that can be tucked in, and stay put, while putting on the sling.
Layered under a t-shirt, this keeps you warm but not too warm without the bulk going on under your sling. I really don't like bulky under my sling. It's too difficult to get comfy and a tight carry (v.important)
When it's really got a bite in the air a proper babywearing hoodie is a brilliant buy. I especially like this boba one. slumber-roo.co.uk/product/195/boba-hoodies/boba-/babywearing-adult-clothes
Or just use an extra large zippy top. (Mine often stolen from my poor husband while on a walk!)
Little feet which are exposed in the sling are going to be the first to get cold. For small babies, I really love these babywearing booties. They stay on and stay warm. Brilliant. Highly reccomend these from Sewn Down Purple Lane. http://www.sewndownpurplelane.co.uk/index.php/products-prices/footwear/
Well I never really got on with any babywearing raincoats that have holes for the baby. Mostly because the baby would panic and scream and I would be stressed ....but if you're calmer than me a good babywearing raincoat works...
But actually I just found that an oversized lightweight raincoat could fit over both me and bubs front or back carrying and because I was hands free I could hold a sturdy umbrella 💥
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