Babywearing is instinctive – and research backs up how vital it is that a baby feels secure, touched and nurtured by his or her parent or carer.
Using a baby carrier, wrap or sling (“wearing” your baby) so that baby is “close enough to kiss” allows parents to provide the most nourishing and desirable environment for their child.
Safe Baby Wearing
"Baby wearing in some form of sling or another has been entrenched in the parenting practices of some cultures for centuries. In the western world we have been a little slower to get on the baby wearing bandwagon, but baby slings are now in common used by many parents." This article by Yvette Barton gives the best safety tips to wear your baby.
Why Wear Your Baby?
"Babywearing is instinctive – and research backs up how vital it is that a baby feels secure, touched and nurtured by his or her parent or carer." This brochure from Manduca shows the advantages and uses of 'wearing; your baby.
Rebozo as a baby carrier
The rebozo makes an ideal baby carrier. The word rebozo means shawl in Spanish and is a multipurpose traditional cloth. As an elegant, beautiful shawl the rebozo can be used for whatever you need it for the time.
Prevention of hip dysplasia
Healthy hip positioning avoids positions that may cause or contribute to development of hip dysplasia or dislocation. The healthiest position for the hips is for the hips to fall or spread (naturally) apart to the side, with the thighs supported and the hips and knees bent.