Have you seen parents and caregivers out and about, yielding a number of different brightly colored and printed baby carriers? If so, you’ve also probably seen a variety of types — from backpack-like carriers to wraps.
In fact, different cultures around the world have been practicing baby wearing techniques for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years. And if you have a properly fitting carrier, it doesn’t need to be a pain in your back.
Read on to learn how to baby wear, plus the benefits and safety concerns of baby wearing, and what to look for when choosing a baby carrier.
1) It's good for cognitive & social development