Carrying your baby close to your body mimics a womb like environment, babies can hear the familiar sound of the parents heartbeat, recognise their smell, and daily movements, which they've grown accostom to over the 9 months on the inside!
There is no upper limit to the amount of time a baby can be carried - in fact the longer they are carried, the better - after a while it feels as though become part of the clothes you are wearing - hence the term - 'Babywearing'
Here are some of the known benefits...
So what do I need to know?
Just like buggies & car seats – there's pro’s and cons with each style of sling and some important safety considerations.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Baby’s leg position should mimic the womb for healthy hip development;
2. For optimum safety baby should stay VISIBLE &