Babywearing is a big industry...so this means that of course there are rubbish products. At best they are uncomfortable, at worst they are deadly. So before you wear your baby, be informed about what is considered a good option and which options are to be avoided.
You will never regret a great sling/wrap/carrier...but get it wrong and you will wonder why other mums rave about it!
Baby does not belong in a BAG (This link explains the problem with bag slings (this is the style connected to tragedy).
Baby should not be dangling.
The straps should be comfortable.
In the front carry position, the baby should be kissable!
Be informed on babywearing safely.
This podcast interview with Katy Bowman is very insightful, along with this article about baby wearing exercise.
Be Informed, trust your instinct and do what feels right for you and your baby.
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