At one point in my life I was a subway-riding, crowds-maneuvering, big-city-dweller, and it was then that my sanity was saved by a baby carrier. If you’re an avid babywearing fan, or you have just recently discovered this beautiful practice, you know just how rewarding babywearing is to you and to your baby/toddler on many different levels. However, if you’re new to it, please take a moment to read this amazingly informative article by an avid babywearing mom Erica from Everything Mom and Baby and find out what she thinks of Rockin’ Baby’s products in ~ Babywearing Options 101.
Babywearing is far from new and has been practised for centuries around the world. This wonderful tradition has inspired one mother to offer generosity and hope to a community with the highest infant mortality rate in the Western Hemisphere. This is her story!
Rockin’ Baby Story & Their Mission
As a mother of 5, American Kathryn Wiley knows the profound effect a mother can have on her young. Armed with the knowledge that Haiti has the highest infant mortality rate in the Western Hemisphere, Kathryn started a movement. In 2011, she purchased Rockin’ Baby, and decided to evolve the company into a “Mother to Mother” business. Understanding the importance of the bond a mother can share with her infant, Kathryn decided that with every sling sold, Rockin’ Baby would donate one to a mother in need.
But the giving does not stop there! As there are so many cultures that tend to not hold their young, Rockin’ Baby will also educate those mothers on the impact a sling can have on their lives. In addition to making it easier to nurture and love, as well as bond and breastfeed, these slings will allow mothers to continue to gather food and water for their families. As the attachment of a mother and her infant could be a matter of survival, education and slings will impact this need dramatically.
As a mother purchasing a Rockin’ Baby sling today, you are actually giving the gift of life to another mother and her child in Haiti (and eventually beyond). The impact is huge! Now mothers can learn that slings can be part of their daily lives, no matter how they struggle with their basic needs. In turn, these babies will be healthier, more attached to their mothers and begin a life more fulfilled and optimistic. From you, to them. Mother to Mother.
By purchasing a Rockin’ Baby sling, you will not only be getting a superb quality and safety in this baby carrier, but your single purchase will impact a mother and her child in Haiti in the most touching and beautiful way possible.
Kathryn extends her generosity, not only beyond the border, but here at home as well. She has kindly offered to give away one beautiful, high quality Rockin’ Baby pouch to a Bebe Pure follower. Here’s the prize ~
I GOT YOU BABE adjustable reversible pouch
To enter this fabulous giveaway (these are the mandatory entries):
1) Like Rockin’ Baby on Facebook (1 entry)
2) Visit their online store & comment on what sling/pouch is your favorite (1 entry)
1) Like BebePure on Facebook (1 entry)
2) Follow Rockin Baby on Twitter (1 entry)
3) Follow BebePure on Twitter (1 entry)
4) Subscribe to BP newsletter (1 entry)
*** This giveaway is open to the US and Canada only! It ends 11:59pm EST on Saturday, April 7th. Winner will be chosen using a third party site, random.org, contacted by email, and have 48 hours to respond or an alternate winner will be chosen.
Disclaimer: I was not compensated in any way by Rockin’ Baby Sling to write this post. The opinions expressed are my own. The giveaway is sponsored entirely by RBS. RBS will fulfill shipment. BebePURE will not share your email with anyone.