#1 Human babies are designed to be carried
Human babies are designed to be carried
Unlike kittens or puppies, who stay in a nest for weeks after birth, and unlike cows or horses, who start walking just minutes after being born, humans babies are intended by nature to be carried by their parents. This is not a new trend, but normal practice in many cultures around the world.
#2 Babywearing makes for calm, relaxed and happy babies
Babywearing makes for calm, relaxed and happy babies
The sensation of being in a wrap or carrier simulates the conditions of the womb: it’s warm, it’s tight, and the sound of mum’s heartbeat and her smell make baby feel safe and secure. No wonder that babies who are often carried cry only about half as much as babies who aren’t.
#3 Babywearing optimally supports your baby's spine and hips
Babywearing optimally supports your baby's spine and hips
A good carrier or properly tied wrap encourages your baby’s anatomically correct, natural spread-squat (“frog legs”) position, helping a healthy hip development, and keeps baby’s back well supported in its naturally rounded shape.