Eleanor Gray from House of Doulas wrote this great piece about how she came across babywearing and the impact it had on her day to day life as a parent.
When I had my first baby I was the first of my friends with children. I had to seek out a group of like-minded parents in order to get any perspective on my experiences with birth, breastfeeding, and caring for an infant. That took a while as we had moved to a new city across the country when I was 5-months pregnant. In the meantime I read a lot, which is always my go-to when I don’t know what I’m doing.
Luckily, I received The Baby Book, by Dr. Sears as a gift. In it, they discussed babywearing. I had never even thought about it before then, but it seemed to make sense. You can keep your baby close and have both hands free for other things.
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