You have been anxiously waiting for your newborn baby to arrive and the time has finally come.This is an exciting time for new parents and often the first thing a mother wishes to do is hold her new baby in her arms. As time continues, the baby’s demands can really stop a mother from getting on with everything. This is where a sling comes in handy.
A baby sling allows a mother (or father) to carry their baby and free their hands up to do other things. It is simplicity itself to use and easily wraps over your arm and back to secure your baby in tightly, while still providing a comfortable place for your little one to sit.
Baby slings allow you to get a number of things done while still holding your baby such as doing chores, gardening or even getting exercise such as walking. While you are doing this, it is very comfortable for your baby, and they may even go to sleep.Nursing can be done easily and discreetly. You no longer need to carry heavy car seats or strollers as you can simply place your baby in and snuggle her against your body.
Baby carriers let you to connect with your baby and reassure her that you are right there to snuggle, kiss or talk with her.It allows her to feel secure. It stimulates her without needing to be held physically in your arms.
Baby wearing is also good for the baby’s emotional and mental development. When you are carrying your baby in a baby sling, she can see the world like you do. She can see the sky, trees and other people rather than the ceiling or in the case of a stroller, only as high as people’s knees. She can be comforted by the natural rhythms of your body, your breathing your heartbeat, and your voice which helps her adapt to life outside the womb.
There are different varieties of baby slings. They are often soft and frameless and made of fabric which molds to your body.Some baby slings come padded and some do not. Most are adjustable so you can position your baby any way you desire. You can place her sitting up or in a sleeping position which is most popular when placed on your back.
Other than a few small precautions, the baby sling should provide your baby with a comfy and secure little place to snuggle up to you while you go on with your day.Every household should have one for those times when your arms are just not available.Bear in mind, that nothing can top the security of your own loving arms, but the sling can definitely help substitute them occasionally.