Sling Standard Statement

Statement in Response to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Approving a Final Rule for Infant Slings. The Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) is a US-based, registered non-profit trade association which exists to represent manufacturers, retailers...
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Scholarship Opportunity: BOND Conference

The BCIA is excited to announce that we will be attending the BOND Conference as diamond sponsors. As part of our sponsorship, we are making available 2 reduced rate scholarship opportunities to those who may otherwise not be able to attend this fabulous event....
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Lending Library and Rental Program Best Practice Guidelines

There has been much discussion about how to work with babywearing groups and libraries in a way that best supports valuable peer-to-peer education and outreach while also reducing liability to manufacturers, retailers and educators alike. BCIA has discussed the issues...
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Employment Opportunity- Web Designer

The BCIA is hiring a part time web designer for general website maintenance and ongoing updates. We are looking for someone who has professional experience working with Wordpress and various integrated plugins to manage the following tasks: regular backups,site...
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2015 BCIA Annual General Meeting and ABC Expo

A resounding thank you to our generous members who have sponsored our Annual General Meeting and Annual Report this year! We couldn't do it without you. Annual Report Sponsors:       Annual General Meeting Dinner Sponsors:                 Table...
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Statement: Traditional Carrier Use

On behalf of the industry, the BCIA offers the following clarification in response to the recent media attention brought to the practice of babywearing: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/ryan-reynolds-under-fire-for-the-way-he-carries-122181562587.html While BCIA would...
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FAQ: Compliance for Consumers

There’s a lot of confusion around baby carrier compliance. Here’s the rundown on what it all means, what to look for and what to avoid when you are shopping for a baby carrier. Much of this information is specific to the US market. Have a question about compliance in...
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Hot Weather Safety Tips

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. It might sound obvious, but stay out of the sun wherever possible. Keep...
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Season’s Greetings!

From our families to yours, we wish you much love, warmth and happiness over the holiday season. The BCIA will be shut down from December 18th 2015 to January 4th, 2016 to spend the holidays with loved ones- we hope you will be doing the same! Urgent inquiries will be...
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Visible & Kissable™: Holiday Safety

We all know how easy it is to get caught up in the rush of the holiday season!  A baby carrier is an invaluable tool for keeping little ones snug during the holiday rush of shopping, concerts, parties and travel. Make sure the smallest family members are safe and...
Read More

Sling Standard Statement

Statement in Response to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Approving a Final Rule for Infant Slings. The Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) is a US-based, registered non-profit trade association which exists to represent manufacturers, retailers...

Scholarship Opportunity: BOND Conference

The BCIA is excited to announce that we will be attending the BOND Conference as diamond sponsors. As part of our sponsorship, we are making available 2 reduced rate scholarship opportunities to those who may otherwise not be able to attend this fabulous event....

Lending Library and Rental Program Best Practice Guidelines

There has been much discussion about how to work with babywearing groups and libraries in a way that best supports valuable peer-to-peer education and outreach while also reducing liability to manufacturers, retailers and educators alike. BCIA has discussed the issues...

Employment Opportunity- Web Designer

The BCIA is hiring a part time web designer for general website maintenance and ongoing updates. We are looking for someone who has professional experience working with Wordpress and various integrated plugins to manage the following tasks: regular backups,site...

2015 BCIA Annual General Meeting and ABC Expo

A resounding thank you to our generous members who have sponsored our Annual General Meeting and Annual Report this year! We couldn't do it without you. Annual Report Sponsors:       Annual General Meeting Dinner Sponsors:                 Table...

Statement: Traditional Carrier Use

On behalf of the industry, the BCIA offers the following clarification in response to the recent media attention brought to the practice of babywearing: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/ryan-reynolds-under-fire-for-the-way-he-carries-122181562587.html While BCIA would...

FAQ: Compliance for Consumers

There’s a lot of confusion around baby carrier compliance. Here’s the rundown on what it all means, what to look for and what to avoid when you are shopping for a baby carrier. Much of this information is specific to the US market. Have a question about compliance in...

Hot Weather Safety Tips

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. It might sound obvious, but stay out of the sun wherever possible. Keep...

Season’s Greetings!

From our families to yours, we wish you much love, warmth and happiness over the holiday season. The BCIA will be shut down from December 18th 2015 to January 4th, 2016 to spend the holidays with loved ones- we hope you will be doing the same! Urgent inquiries will be...

Visible & Kissable™: Holiday Safety

We all know how easy it is to get caught up in the rush of the holiday season!  A baby carrier is an invaluable tool for keeping little ones snug during the holiday rush of shopping, concerts, parties and travel. Make sure the smallest family members are safe and...