Closed: Review & Giveaway: Boba Wrap

 

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Sometimes I wonder what I would do without babywearing, there are millions of women around the world that practice the art of babywearing, but here in the US I meet dozens of women each day who think I’m some crazed hippie for wearing my baby on my back, hip or front. While there are no statistics on babywearing it would be my assumption that for every mom that babywears there are two that don’t even know what it is.
At TMD, we ALL babywear. Alyssa is our babywearing guru and has 50+ carriers and between Misty, Risa, Kelli, Jessica, Geneva and myself we probably have another 3 dozen. We love babywearing for the functionality of being able to hold our babies hands free, the closeness we experience and the the joy it brings our babies…. ok ok, i have to admit, it’s pretty cool looking too.
And did you know that babies who are worn cry less? It’s also a great substitute for tummy time as their neck strength develops. We will be discussing more about the benefits of babywearing as well as all the different types of carriers at our first TMD babywearing class on April 4 in Chicago.

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In the meantime, we want to show you one of our favorite carriers; the Boba Wrap. If you happen to be in Chicago on April 4th and attend our class you can try out the Boba for yourself.
The Boba Wrap is a stretchy jersey wrap that is good for babies up to 35 lbs. My little guy, Atticus, is just shy of 4 months and already weighs 19 lbs. We babywear constantly and my requirements for a carrier are durability and comfort for mama and baby. I wish I had the Boba when Atticus was first born, because I find wraps to be better for newborns and structured carriers better for hefty guys like Atticus.
Now I know most of you are familiar with the Moby and while the Boba and Moby are from the same family of carriers, they are quite different. We used the Moby when Atticus was first born and enjoyed it, not loved it, but it was a decent option for us. The Moby had thick fabric and had to be folded over and was very bulky on my petite frame. The Boba on the other hand is a 10x trimmer. The fabric is thinner, but it has a more durable weave. It hugs the body close without weighing you down and even in the near 90 degree weather we have been having, does not make you or baby sweat profusely.
While I wouldn’t do a 2 hour hike using the Boba it is a phenomenal option for around the house wearing and for mama’s in warm climates who want to babywear without being bogged down by a ton of fabric.

I give this wrap 4 out of 5 stars and enjoyed it far more than the Moby.


The Boba can be purchased here (by using our link you are keeping TMD alive and free for all), but if you would like the opportunity to win your very own you must do the following…

How to enter!

Leave a comment below telling us what color Boba you would like and go Like Boba on Facebook

For additional entries…

For 5 additional entries please share the contest with your friends. Tag us on facebook (themommydialogues), twitter(mommy_dialogues) or Instagram (themommydialogues)

For 20 additional entries attend our Babywearing class in Chicago on April 4th

Follow Boba on Twitter

Like The Mommy Dialogues on Facebook

Follow  The Mommy Dialogues on Twitter

Winner will be selected two weeks from today on April 5th!

Happy baby wearing!

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We are not paid for our reviews, a Boba was sent to us for review, but our opinion is solely our own. If we hated a product, we would let you know!

 

 

About the author

Xza
Xza Louise Higgins is the founder of MommyCon, creator of The Mommy Dialogues, and punk rock mom to two year old Atticus in the great city of Chicago, IL. She is incredibly passionate about birth options, human rights, and promoting gentle parenting practices.

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  1. Kimi -  March 22, 2012 - 11:11 am

    oooo! I would love the brown boba. boba is just a bit too pricey for my little family’s budget so it would be amazing to win one!!!
    thank you so much for all your giveaways it’s really amazing!!!

    I like boba on facebook (Kimi Fragar Martin) and obviously follow you guys:)

    • Jen B -  March 26, 2012 - 11:29 pm

      I would love any color boba wrap but especially like the gray one.

  2. Joy Platt -  March 22, 2012 - 11:12 am

    I had a really hard time with the moby, I am a bigger women, how is the boba wrap better?

    • Xza Louise -  March 22, 2012 - 11:38 am

      Hi Joy, What did you find difficult with the Moby? Was it the technique or not having enough material? I will get detailed measurements to compare the two, but I found the Boba better for me(I am petite), because the fabric is trimmer and it didn’t bulk up around my mid section

  3. Valerie Mathews -  March 22, 2012 - 11:14 am

    I would love a black Boba Wrap! I am missing this wrap from my mini collection of wraps and it is next on my list!

  4. Life As Wife -  March 22, 2012 - 11:31 am

    Already like Boba on Facebook as Samantha Kanatzar. Would love the olive/green one!

  5. Charlee Messina -  March 22, 2012 - 11:51 am

    I follow boba on fb and twitter- retweeted and shared also follow you on fb, twitter and IG will share in IG! How exciting!!

  6. Rachel -  March 22, 2012 - 12:33 pm

    Would love a green or grey Boba for our new baby on the way! Would also be helpful with our foster babies as they come and go! We love Boba on FB and MD on IG and FB!!

    • Rachel -  March 22, 2012 - 5:06 pm

      YAY I followed on Twitter and ALSO shared the link on my FB!!!

  7. Caitie -  March 22, 2012 - 1:14 pm

    I had the same feelings about the moby! Would love the boba in pink 🙂 liked on facebook.

  8. Marissa Smith -  March 22, 2012 - 6:38 pm

    I would LOVE a Boba wrap in pink! It would work so well to get things done around the house while taking care of my newborn in another month while chasing my toddler around! ;). We had a Baby Bjorn for our first daughter and she could never seem to stay very comfortable in it. I’d really love to try a Boba this time around.

  9. Ashley C -  March 23, 2012 - 8:42 am

    I like Boba on fb and I would choose grey

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  10. Sammieflan -  March 23, 2012 - 9:08 am

    I love the green boba! I follow you guys on fb as Sheryl Ann-And Ramon Alfonso. I also follow you guys on IG as sammieflan! Yay for boba giveaways!! Oh and I liked Boba on fb!

  11. kate -  March 23, 2012 - 2:37 pm

    I’m in a neutrals mood today so I’m liking the beige, grey, and dark green ones. I like Boba and the Mommy Dialogues on FB and follow both on Twitter.

  12. Bao -  March 23, 2012 - 4:23 pm

    LOVE the Khaki organic! (liked them on FB)

  13. Amanda M S -  March 23, 2012 - 6:32 pm

    I like TMD on FB, Twitter and IG. I liked Boba on FB. I shared on FB and IG. And I would love any neutral colored wrap! 🙂

  14. Alexis -  March 23, 2012 - 7:26 pm

    I would like an orange Boba if picked! I tagged and shared on my FB page and on The Mothers Circle on FB, and tagged on IG!!

  15. alicia martinez -  March 23, 2012 - 8:08 pm

    i would love to win this! im new to baby wearing this looks awesome! i would love a black or blue 1!

  16. Jenn Jones -  March 23, 2012 - 8:33 pm

    I would love any color Boba Wrap. I have a moby, but a friend has a Boba and I LOVE the material!

  17. Mrs.Waite -  March 24, 2012 - 11:10 am

    I would love a black or gray one! I’m going to follow boba on fb ad share this give away on IG, and like tmd on fb as well. 🙂

  18. Liz Robinson -  March 24, 2012 - 11:55 am

    I like the grey and i like boba on FB as Alex Liz Robinson. I left this comment before but i do not see it on here.

  19. Cedar -  March 24, 2012 - 11:59 pm

    Loving the grey carrier!

  20. Alexa -  March 26, 2012 - 1:44 pm

    I followed you on Facebook, and I’m about to tag you on IG! I would love any color <3

  21. Alexa -  March 26, 2012 - 1:51 pm

    I liked TMD on FB, I dedicated a post on IG about you guys & I would love any color Boba!

  22. Chasity Boatman -  March 26, 2012 - 3:07 pm

    I liked TMB on Facebook, followed you on Twitter, tagged ya’ll in a Twitter post, and would like a black Boba. I would love the chance to win won. I’m an anthropology major and we discuss the benefits of close baby contact often.

  23. Brittany Roth -  March 26, 2012 - 7:37 pm

    Liked Boba on Facebook, follow TMD on twitter and instagram. Posting on instagram, like TMD on Facebook. I would love the turquoise Boba. Thank you.

  24. Cindy B -  March 26, 2012 - 7:50 pm

    I like Boba on fb and I would love to have the khaki~organic (since we don’t know if our new baby will be a boy or a girl yet ~ love organics 😉

    Thanks for a great giveaway.

  25. Brittany -  March 27, 2012 - 1:23 pm

    Is it possible to breastfeed a baby in this wrap, I am trying to find a really good wrap that can accomplish that.

    • Xza -  April 7, 2012 - 9:55 am

      You are our winner! Check your email for details. 🙂

  26. Becky -  March 28, 2012 - 12:09 pm

    I would most like the black one! I also follow boba on FB (becky straub)

  27. Emily -  March 30, 2012 - 9:50 am

    I would love the gray wrap! I liked Boba on FB…

  28. Emily -  March 30, 2012 - 9:51 am

    I already like TMD on FB and follow you on Twitter…and I’m now following Boba on Twitter too.

  29. Kay -  March 30, 2012 - 11:40 am

    If im chosen I would love a Boba in pink! Liked on FB and following on twitter. Liked you on FB, following on twitter and Instagram.

  30. Sammantha Hunt -  March 30, 2012 - 4:00 pm

    I would love the grey boba! I had the same problem with the moby! I’m 5’2 105 lbs, and the overwhelming amount of fabric is just too much for me and the bub!

  31. Chickieb -  March 31, 2012 - 12:05 pm

    I love the grey boba wrap!

    I am following on twitter and facebook

  32. Jennifer P -  March 31, 2012 - 1:08 pm

    Since I don’t know my babies sex yet I think I would pick black.. Plus it goes with everything.

  33. Jasmine V. -  April 3, 2012 - 10:59 pm

    Love love the grey Boba Wrap! Already like you all on fb, liking boba as of right now and will tag on instagram and fb. Cheers for babywearing!

  34. Suzanne P. -  April 3, 2012 - 11:14 pm

    Pink. Liked on Facebook. Suzanne Louise Pinkerman and posted on ig @sooz_and_makenzie

  35. Mellisa Steffens -  April 4, 2012 - 8:57 am

    Liked “Boba” on FB (Mellisa Steffens)
    Liked “The Mommy Dialogues” on FB

    Following TMD on Instagram (mmsteffens)
    Following TMD on Twitter (crunchymel)
    Followong Boba on Twitter

    Shared and tagged Boba contest on FB
    Shared and tagged Boba contest on Instagram

    I would like beige please! :o)

  36. Ariana -  April 4, 2012 - 9:16 am

    I already follow you on Facebook! I would love a beige boba! I didn’t even know they made wraps I’ve been looking into a moby

  37. ashley b. -  April 4, 2012 - 4:28 pm

    I am so excited about baby wearing and would absolutely love the grey boba to start my collection!!
    I liked on Facebook and will share on instagram for the 5 extra entries (ashleyb2287)

  38. janessa -  April 4, 2012 - 5:55 pm

    i hope i did everything the right way to enter. i’d love a green or blue wrap.
    liked Boba on facebook(janessa haney)
    like the mommy dialogues on facebook
    following the mommy dialogues on twitter(oxashmom)
    folowing Boba on twitter
    following the mommy dialogues on IG(ox_ashmommy)
    tagged contest on facebook, twitter, and IG

  39. Alyssa -  April 4, 2012 - 6:44 pm

    I would LOVE to win a Boba in black or gray!!!!!! I have the moby and as you said it’s just to bulky in my mid section. And it’s very hot my daughter sweats like crazy in it.

  40. Kaitlin -  April 6, 2012 - 1:23 am

    Any color would be fantastic I have a baby bjorn and a ring sling/wrap thing. I watched countless videos on the ring sling and either I never figured it out or my child just hated it. She likes the baby bjorn If she’s facing outwardly But it makes me want to get more into baby wearing just don’t know where to start

  41. Marie -  April 8, 2012 - 9:23 pm

    I would love the Boba in pink. I liked Boba on FB, you on FB, and am subscribed here.

  42. Josha -  September 6, 2013 - 1:49 pm

    I love the gray boba wrap! That is the one that I would like if I win.

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