Exploring the Science Behind Babywearing

Written by Neve of WeTheParents.org

“Babywearing may be as old as the human species, but modern science is now revealing some incredible benefits that were previously unknown.

Were you aware that mothers who carry their young become more responsive to their needs? Or that it promotes attachment between infant and mother? How about the fact that slingin’ your bubba reduces the risk that they suffer from reflux, “flat-head”, or otitis media (inner ear infection)?

And that’s just the start!

In this infographic, produced by WeTheParents.org in celebration of International Babywearing Week, 23 compelling studies are laid bare. Each provides fascinating evidence for the benefits of baby-carrying.”

If you’re interested in learning more about Babywearing, our doulas at NYC Birth Village can tell you all about it!