#004 Jen Brown (Global Tapestry) Special Guest

April 26, 2017

Here’s what we covered in this episode:

  • Introducing special guest Jen Brown from Global Tapestry
  • Jen’s background in corporate, leading into her first ventures in small business (vomit bags!!!)
  • How she first learned of babywearing and how it affected her early experiences of parenting
  • How she came up with the Inoshi baby carrier design
  • The trial, error, and prototyping process
  • What it’s like starting a babywearing business – stepping out of your comfort zone
  • Babywearing safety standards, laws, and testing
  • Upcoming new product for Global Tapestry
  • Babywearing experience with one baby and older children – how it helps Jen get stuff done
  • Some of the production process, including fabric sourcing, product range, and the team behind Global Tapestry
  • The meaning behind “Global Tapestry” and charity affiliations
  • Jen’s perfect gift ideas for new mums
  • The challenge of balancing the needs of three kids and creating a successful business

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