Baby Carrier Compliance Labeling: Complete Primer for ASTM F2907

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Navigating the regulations around baby carrier compliance labeling for slings, wraps, and other babywearing products can be complicated. They also change from time to time as the baby carrier compliance laws and standards are updated. 2022 Baby Carrier Compliance Labeling Rules In August of 2022, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission updated the existing regulations for baby sling and baby wrap carriers. When they adopted ASTM F2907-22, the baby carrier compliance labeling rules changed. If you’d like to learn more … Read More

What’s New in the F2907-22 Sling Standard?

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The main changes to the F2907-22 sling standard focus on changes to the product warning labels. For a brief overview of the changes and information about the CPSC vote, see our press release: F2907-22: Changes to the ASTM Baby Sling Standard, published last month. Why Were These Changes Made? The ASTM has committed to harmonizing standards across the board. This includes ensuring that warning labels meet ANSI’s Z535 standard for warning labels. These changes will also impact other carrier categories, … Read More

Hot weather safety tips: Summer babywearing

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Photo courtesy of Tuck and Bundle Temperatures are skyrocketing- what’s a hot weather parent to do? Don’t let high temperatures keep you from doing what you love with your little one. Carry on with these hot weather safety tips for more comfortable babywearing. Time outings for the coolest parts of the day It might sound obvious, but stay out of the sun wherever possible. Keep outdoor activities to the morning and evening when the temps are a bit cooler. Babies … Read More

Are you the next BCIA board treasurer?

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After twelve amazing years of service, Susan Gmeiner is ready to step down as the BCIA board treasurer. If you’ve been wanting to be more connected to the babywearing industry and the BCIA, you love numbers, and you want to help choose the direction of our growth, you might be our next treasurer! But wait! Are you worried about whether you’re qualified? There’s a good chance you are! The ideal candidate is organized, has some familiarity with Quickbooks, understands basic … Read More

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