From the BCIA team to you and yours, a heartfelt thank you and seasonal good wishes as we near the end of 2018! The BCIA will shut down for ordering and shipping (brochures, labels etc) from December 21, 2018 to January 7, 2019. Please have your orders in to Nadine at firstname.lastname@example.org well before this date to ensure timely shipping before the new year. We will be monitoring emails over the holidays however response time may be delayed while staff … Read More
A list of current research, articles and resources for caregivers, consumers and industry members. Do you have a relevant article, video or resource to include? Please contact us and we will review it for inclusion. There’s No Such Thing as Holding Your Baby Too Much (article includes links to current research) Babywearing: 23 Science Backed Benefits (includes extensive list of current research) The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact (Breastfeeding Support) How To: Choosing and Using a Baby Carrier
BCIA supports the baby carrier industry in bringing safe carriers to market, promotes the importance of in-arms carrying, and works to increase the value of baby carriers.
Please join us for our 2019 Industry Roundtable discussions! All are welcome. What is an industry roundtable you ask? An informal hour for industry members (retailers, educators, manufacturers, etc) to come together and discuss industry issues and network/brainstorm. Our facilitator Angelique Geehan is very good at keeping conversation going with interesting topic suggestions but we have found that organic conversation occurs quite easily and often in surprisingly useful directions. Roundtables will be virtual, on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday of … Read More
BCIA is continuing to work on business matchmaking, and we invite anyone who would like to find a service, sell their business or product line or design to submit a classified-style ad. Retail businesses welcome, as well as manufacturers. Please email us at email@example.com to insert an ad or to inquire about an ad you see here. 1. Small, single-owner US babywearing business (meh dai and structured carrier) with strong brand presence is seeking a buyer or investor. Revenues under $500K … Read More