All posts tagged: babywearing

Reasons To Babywear

Cuddles & contact – you and your baby both need this for bonding and to feel more relaxed. To chat with your baby – this can aid her speech development and it includes her in your world, which many babies love. This can also help to keep your baby settled if this helps him to feel safe. To get stuff done – because sometimes you need both hands to get a wash done or to make sure you eat! Sleep – many babies settle pretty quickly in a sling, which means they get a much needed nap. To settle your baby – she could be happier and calmer in a sling. If she is unsettled because she needs a sleep, she’s had her vaccinations, she’s having a growth spurt, she has reflux or she’s a new, unsettled baby, a sling could make all the difference. Research by Hunkizer & Barr found that regular babywearing meant that babies cried 43% less during the day and 57% in the evening. To keep your baby close – this …

North East Sling Library

The North East Sling Library has been helping parents across the North East carry their babies big and small since 2011. The Sling Library sessions – to hire your sling for your baby or toddler – run in North Shields, Killingworth, Whitley Bay, Birtley and Durham. 1:1 Babywearing Consultations can also be booked with one of the libraries three consultants: Rachel, Suzie and Madeleine.   Just pop over to their website to find out more: http://www.northeastslinglibrary.co.uk