Baby steps: How to go hiking, camping and canoeing with your infant or toddler

DIANE DANIEL | September 27, 2018

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Three weeks after Shanti Hodges’s son, Mason, was born, she felt both blissful and anxious, fearful she would develop postpartum depression and fretting over life in general. She had long found solace in the outdoors, so she asked women in her new-mother’s group whether they’d like to go on a half-mile trail walk at a park near her home in Portland, Ore.Hodges laughs at the memory of all the baby supplies she packed for that stroll back in 2013, where she was accompanied by a handful of other women with their babies. Subsequent walks and longer hikes drew more and more adults with babies and toddlers in tow.

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