Tag: clothes

Nursing in the great outdoors (winter edition)

If you’ve delved into the archives you’ll find I took a very, very systematic approach to my newborn baby’s clothes and maternity wardrobe. Then baby boy was born and I realised that I hadn’t given a single thought to what I would wear after his birth. Suddenly all of my favourite dresses were unworkable and I spent the first few months in increasingly tent-like maternity tops. To make matters worse,…

Babywearing in the winter

Ah, babywearing. So simple, so easy, so practical: just you, your baby, a piece of material. But wait, what about when it’s cold? Or windy? Or raining? My baby was born in sub-tropical Brazil, where the temperature never dips below 15 degrees. Wearing my baby was a breeze and very often the challenge was how to wear as little as possible (one reason why the wrap with its many folds of…