Babywearing at Disneyland

Little C has been a “spirited” child from the very beginning.  I certainly can’t say he was an easy baby.  Sweet… yes, but the child cried all the time.  He wasn’t colic either because he could be soothed, he was just high maintenance.  I took prenatal yoga and the instructor always raved about the Moby wrap.  I decided to give it a try.  Getting used to wrapping it around your body definitely has its learning curve, but once you have it down it really is very easy.  Little C practically lived his first 5 months in the Moby wrap.  It was the only place he was happy and not crying.  I did laundry with him in it, cleaned house, I even cooked (which they do not endorse of course) with him on me.  I can honestly say that the Moby Wrap saved my sanity those first few months.

One of my favorite places to go was Disneyland.  Did you know that you absolutely CAN go on a lot of rides without unwrapping?  Use this guide to ride with confidence that it is safe and allowed (If the ride operator says no, nicely inform them that their operating manual states that a mother can ride wearing the baby on the front side of her).

  1. Alice in Wonderland (rear row only)
  2. Casey Jr Circus Train
  3. Dumbo
  4. Haunted Mansion
  5. Horse drawn street cars
  6. Its a small world
  7. Monorail
  8. Mr. Toads wild ride
  9. Finding Nemo
  10. Peter Pan
  11. Pinocchio
  12. Pirates of the Caribbean
  13. Railroad
  14. Snow White
  15. Storybookland canal boats
  16. Mad tea party
  17. Winnie the pooh

Just because you can go on all the above rides doesn’t mean your child will necessarily like them all, Little C never did like Pirates because he felt uneasy on the drop.  But it’s nice to know which rides you can go on while baby-wearing.

For detailed instructions on how to use the Moby Wrap, check out the company’s instruction page.

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