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Babywearing Can Help You Meet Your Breastfeeding Goals

Parents around the world intuitively understand the vast benefits that come with the close physical contact facilitated by babywearing. Yet there are only a handful of scientific studies investigating the effect of infant carrying on health and developmental outcomes. In partnership with a team of researchers and community health professionals from Project Concern International, University…

Babywearing and Bonding

While we love talking about babywearing year-round, October is Babywearing Awareness Month. This week, we will be talking to two different babywearing experts. Latinx Heritage Month runs from September 15-October 15. So we wanted to take this opportunity to chat with Daisy Hamory about indigenous babywearing practices. Daisy is a babywearing educator and one of our…

How Babywearing Helps Mamas Respond to Their Babies

 As I shared in my last post, I had the pleasure of hiking with mama, psychologist, and Board member of Nurturely,  Jessie Thivierge. We spoke about many things, including research just published on babywearing and maternal responsiveness. Jessie asked me, “How can I help you?” I confessed that I hadn’t had the chance to read the full…

Babywearing is Less Crying, More Snuggling

If you want your baby to cry less, try a baby carrier. A much-cited study published in the journal Pediatrics found that baby-wearing for three hours a day reduced infant crying significantly — 43 percent overall and 51 percent at night. A more profound reason to wear a baby, though, might be the bond that it promotes between caregiver…

What is an ergonomic baby carrier, and how does it help you and baby?

When you’re looking for a baby carrier for your newborn, you want one that’s comfortable for you and your baby; one that evenly distributes your baby’s weight and doesn’t put unnecessary pressure on your back and shoulders. But even more importantly, you want an ergonomic baby carrier because it properly and safely supports your little…

Talk to Your Baby

A baby faces parents in a stroller

Ergobaby’s 180 Reversible Stroller reversible design is better for your baby than you may know. The way you use your stroller could very well be shaping your child’s brain development. Neuroscientists have made great strides in the last decade in understanding how babies’ brains develop. It has relevance to all sorts of parenting decisions, including…

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