It’s International Babywearing Week, making this the perfect time to talk about the scientific benefits of slings, wraps, and carriers. The evidence is fascinating; did you know that babywearing can lead to a more secure attachment between mother and child? Or how about that it can reduce the likelihood of infant “flat head” or reflux?
Check out these 23 evidence-based reasons that you may want to carry your child courtesy of We The Parents:
For a more in-depth look at the academic research behind babywearing, visit WeTheParents.org.