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Wearing Baby, Slings and Carriers

Join CLE and parent educator Sarah McCormick and Otolaryngologist Nina Shapiro as they discuss the benefits of wearing a baby. By keeping your baby snug in a sling, it makes them still feel in utero. They can hear their mother’s heartbeat, feel her warmth, and smell her. Not all babies however want to be carried in a sling, but if they do, it can be a great way to get around with your baby. While using a sling is very safe, it’s important to understand how to use it safely. You always want to ensure your child’s face is exposed to air.


- There are so many benefits to wearing baby. They can be close to mom, mom can be close to baby. They can feel your warmth, smell your smell, hear your heartbeat, and it feels just like it felt to be in utero. But it's important to remember that not all babies wanna be worn, and not all moms wanna wear babies. Some babies really need a lot of space, like my son who wanted to move his arms and legs all the time. And some babies like to be close and confined and cuddled, like my daughter. If ... Read more

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