|Posted on December 17, 2013 at 11:55 AM||comments (13)|
Best Practice Babywearing
Why pick a physiologically correct baby carrier in the first place.
After reading one of Dr. Mercola's health articles where he ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 30, 2013 at 4:05 PM||comments (0)|
After receiving several mails asking what the difference is between the Babywearing Institute and other schools or organizations, I decided to write a blog post rather than individual emails. This will make it easier to reply in the future with a link rather than a lengthy email.
There is undoubtedly a lot of information out there about what we are and what we are not,unfortunately some of it far from the tr...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 3, 2012 at 4:50 PM||comments (10)|
There has been discussion on what constitutes a safe baby carrier. Maybe it is my German upbringing but I am a stickler for quality in baby carriers. Without aiming for the best quality, we wouldn't have BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, VW, and Opel for example. We can and need to make and purchase baby carriers to the highest standard possible to ensure our precious little ones are safe at all times.
To secure baby has the best support, a baby carrier need...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 3, 2012 at 1:15 PM||comments (0)|
· Carrying baby wrapped tight upright with chin off chest!
· Facing the parent, never out!
· Baby carrier needs to allow for natural movement.
· Center of gravity close to mom or dad.
· Secure on upper body!
· Bottom or Crotch piece widths
· C...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 2, 2012 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
Babywearing– makes 5 sense
Babywearing is often advertised as aconvenient, hands free help in raising children. As true as it is,there is much more to be said about the symbiotic relationship thatforms when holding baby close throughout the day and night.
When I became pregnant for the firsttime about 14 years ago there was no question about wearing ourdaughter, it was a given. I had worn babies for twenty years before,bab...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 2, 2012 at 12:35 AM||comments (1)|
The following article is taken from “Babywearing Safely and Securely” an ebook available through the Babywearing Institute and Amazon.
To cradle or not to cradle?
Cradle carry, a potential death trap!
Among babywearing friends the debate continues about teaching the cradle carry or teaching upright carries only. After consulting with many professionals and reading the incident reports from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, we strongly reco...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 2, 2012 at 12:30 AM||comments (1)|
Babywearing - Whatexactly is safe?
Since the re-discovery of babywearing, there has been a lot of discussion about what is considered safe andwhat isn't. You can ask ten different people and get ten differentanswers. So what exactly is safe?
And why does the Babywearing Instituteteach only safest humanly possible babywearing?
Babies are going through differentstages of development. We always hear people say how fast babies growand how big baby has...Read Full Post »