Babywearing 101: SSC waist belt buckle tip

The elastic on the waist belt of your Onya is there to add security to your baby carrier, and we suggest that you ALWAYS use it. We also know it can get wavy with too much stretching, and can even be a bit of a nuisance. SO, here’s a tip to make it easier to thread the waist belt buckle on your Onya Baby carrier – or any baby carrier… Read Article →

Celebrating Spring with Hike it Baby and Onya

One of Onya Baby’s biggest motivations is helping families get outside with their babies easily by creating excellent and very supportive baby carriers, so when we heard about Hike it Baby, we just knew we’d be perfect partners! Hike it Baby was founded in Portland during the summer of 2013 by Shanti Hodges, who’d been active in the outdoors industry before becoming a mom. Hike it Baby’s mission is to… Read Article →

Bums, Boobs and Babywearing: A BIG Green Earth Day giveaway

Onya Baby is excited to be in cahoots with two other awesome eco-conscious companies – Bamboobies and Rumparooz – KangaCare – to bring you Bums, Boobs and Babywearing: A BIG Green Earth Day Giveaway! You have a chance to win an amazing prize pack chock full of eco-friendly products for your little green baby. What’s in that pack? The following: a super-cute set of Rumparooz diapers, a great assortment of breastfeeding accessories from… Read Article →

The Real Reason I’m a Doula, Part 2

The Real Reason I’m a Doula, Part 2 Part two in a two-part guest series by DONA-certified Doula, Tiffany Decker Read part one here. As a doula, I not only get to witness incredible moments between parents, but also between the parent and baby. Catching the expression on the dad or non-birthing partner’s face when baby is born is incredibly remarkable. Sometimes, this connection is felt before the baby is even born. I… Read Article →

The real reason I’m a doula, Part one

The Real Reason I’m a Doula Part one in a two-part guest series by DONA-certified Doula, Tiffany Decker “Oh, you’re a doula! How exciting! It must be so wonderful to see babies being born.” When telling people about my career as a doula, I often hear comments like this. People are fascinated with life at its very beginning; with the idea of seeing cute little babies come into the world. I usually… Read Article →

Quick baby carrier washing tip

How to wash your baby carrier: the easy way to keep the straps from tangling. It’s always best to spot clean your baby carrier as much as possible, since that’s what’ll keep your carrier in the best condition for the longest amount of time. But babies are messy, aren’t they? Sometimes you simply have to machine wash your baby carrier. Well, when you do, here’s a handy little tip to… Read Article →

Winter babywearing tip

Winter babywearing tip: Keep your baby’s face uncovered. It’s winter and, baby, it’s cold outside. But keep that awesome baby carrier handy, guys! Babywearing in winter allows us to ditch the stroller and walk with greater ease through the snowy streets and trails. Because really, who wants to struggle in the frigid cold while trying to push that stroller over snow banks? No one. That’s who. Babywearing definitely makes getting around with your… Read Article →

Win a Valentine’s Onya Baby carrier for a friend!

Oh, Valentine’s Day. You’re all about love, aren’t you? Well, we love love! So, to get into the spirit of spreading the Onya love around, we’re giving away a baby carrier to someone’s friend. Sweet, right? Here’s all you need to do: Head on over to THIS POST on our Facebook page. Tag a friend in the comments. This is someone you want to give an Onya to. Tag as… Read Article →

Onya Baby is a finalist for a Cribsie award!

VOTE for Onya Baby as Comfiest Way to Keep Baby Close! We’re thrilled and honored to be in the running for a Cribsie award! Think your Onya Baby carrier is the comfiest way to keep Baby close? Then PLEASE VOTE! Onya Baby started from a genuine love of babywearing; a belief that a baby carrier is an essential part of every parent’s tool kit. We’re a small family company, and… Read Article →

Top tips of 2014

The best babywearing tips, tricks and resources from the past year. Once again we stand facing a fresh new year with our backs to another year passed. In honor of the old, we share our favorite posts from last year. We’re here to help make your family adventures easier, more connected and, of course, hands-free. We hope this round-up helps you find the best babywearing tips, tricks and tidbits you’re looking for to… Read Article →