Infant Baby Carriers – Bonding Time

The love between you and your baby begins already long before birth. That little being filled your heart with so much love and joy even before you see him or her. It all starts in the womb.

Let this special bond continue by holding them close and snug to you every day after birth. Babies always feel comforted and secure by being close to them. Carrying a baby around in your arms all day long can be quite exhausted.

That’s where a baby carrier comes in handy. A baby carrier can be a practical way to carry your baby and keep your hands free. Choose a carrier that is comfortable for both you and your baby.

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Do I Need A Carrier?

In the first place, a carrier isn’t a necessity. A stroller can do the job as well. But a carrier is very useful and helps you do your own thing, hands-free while your little one is with you, warm and cozy and very close to you.

And most importantly, it’s good for both you and your baby, because it keeps that bond between parent and baby strong.

Parents just love it. It is one of the most beautiful ways to bond with your baby, and physical contact between you and your little one is so important.

Baby carriers increase the opportunities for close contact between parent and child which leads to a more secure bond. The best time for a baby is to be close to their parents.

Little-BabyChildren who are carried develop a more secure attachment to their parents. It’s not only a coping mechanism but a bonding mechanism. A baby carrier can be the most helpful and safe item for you to use if you follow the safety guidelines.

Buy a baby carrier according to your baby’s age and developmental milestones. There are carriers that are designed for babies 0-4 months old and up. Be extra careful with your infant younger than 4 months old. Did I convince you to get one?

There are a few different types of baby carriers to choose from.

Different Types Of Baby Carriers

Baby carriers come in a few styles. Parents can decide which one is best for them and off course their little baby. Both parent and baby should be comfortable. Let’s talk about Three of them.

1. Slings

A baby sling is a one-shouldered baby carrier made of soft fabric.
Slings work best for newborns in the cradle position. It can be a safe way to carry your baby if you follow safety guidelines.

You can carry your baby in a sling, for as long as he is happy in it, in case you wondering how long you should carry your baby in the sling. Make sure it supports your baby’s back in its natural position.

Their tummy and chest should be against you. Sometimes your baby may cry while in the sling, but just relax it is very common for babies and toddlers to fuss and cry and wriggle in slings, especially when it is the first time, a new experience for them!

Most of the time they may be too hot, hungry, or just thirsty. It is common to get very warm in a sling quickly. With your baby on your chest, you can conveniently breastfeed while wearing your baby in a Stretchy Ergo Sling. You can use this sling from newborn up to 35 lbs. Always make sure your baby is well fed before you kick off this new experience with your little one.

  • Safety

The first thing is to read the instructions. Double-check if the baby sling can handle the weight of your child. Use it wisely with baby’s younger than 4 months old.

A baby sling can pose a suffocation hazard to an infant, particularly those younger than age 4 months. If the baby slings fabric or your body presses against the baby’s nose and mouth, the baby might not be able to breathe. Keep your baby’s airways unobstructed.

Always make sure the baby sling is in a good condition before using it. When bending, bend at the knees, rather than at the waist. One thing is for sure carrying your baby in a sling can be the most wonderful thing for both of you. It’s the best time for a parent and a baby, such close contact is in fact beneficial.

2. Wraps

A baby wrap is a long piece of stretchy fabric that you tie around your body, they can be worn in multiple types of holds.
The Baby K’tan baby wrap is quick and easy to wear with no rings, belts, buckles, or excess fabric. This infant carrier is the no-wrap wrap! Just slip the sling over your head like a t-shirt, and made from 100% cotton. A great buy!

Wraps grow with your child. Babies grow out of wraps in a short space of time, but there is no problem in passing it to the person who cannot afford it. Great idea. Like slings, use wraps wisely, make sure you followed the instructions before using them.

  • Safety

Know how to use a wrap safely and the right way. ” The AAP” recommends that parents stop swaddling their baby (arms in) after they turn two months old. 

If you need your hands free, use a comfy wrap to help keep your baby close. Wraps are perfect for that enjoyable close time with your little baby. Always use these carriers properly for the safety of your child.

3. Backpack Carrier 

A backpack baby carrier is designed for wearing like a backpack and it can be used only for children who can sit unassisted and have good neck control(That’s usually around 6 months of age) because they stay in a sitting position the whole time and you can also carry them for longer periods.

Parents use the carriers for less exotic trips to the mall, the zoo, or just to walk the dog, while the baby enjoys the trip too!

This 9-in-1 front and back backpack carrier is recommended for babies aged 0-36 months. It is made of 100% Cotton Soft Carriers Material. It is also a great baby shower gift, for a friend or family member!

  • Safety

Consider the weight when choosing a baby backpack, remember you still have to put your baby in there! A heavier model might make it more difficult for you to carry your child.

Both you and your child need to be comfortable. Before buying a backpack carrier, think about how much you’ll use it. That will help determine what type to buy and how much to spend, you might consider sharing one with friends if you expect to use a backpack carrier only occasionally.

Did You Make Your Choice?

Before you buy one, make sure it is the right choice for you and your baby.Baby-Sleeping

1. Consider your budget. How much you’re willing to spend, and will it last?

2. Decide what positions you want to wear your baby in and make sure you purchase a carrier that supports those positions

3. Consider how old your baby is.  You will need to make sure your baby carrier is adequately designed to support an infant.

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