Babywearing Benefits

A gentle transition from womb to world, which baby will find reassuring in the '4th trimester'.

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Hearing your heartbeat and smelling your scent, helps keep the baby settled and promotes attachment between mother and baby.

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Reduces infant crying by 43%1by wearing baby in a sling for just 3 hours a day. This is time you will have to be hands-free to eat a proper meal, read a book or run around after your other child.

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Wearing your baby close to you in your wrap regularly promotes oxytocin (the love hormone) which not only helps to reduce postpartum depression symptoms but has been shown to increase the breastfeeding duration at 5 months of age (48% vs 24% with those who carried for 1 hour a day).

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Carrying your baby in a wrap will also help to ease symptoms of reflux & colic, which can be associated with more than 3 hours of crying, more than 3 times a week and last for up to 4 months. Having your baby upright after feeds allows them time to digest their milk (limiting reflux) and keep everything more comfortable for relief on their tummy.

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Your Bon + Bear Maine baby wrap can also be used for true skin-to-skin time, without feeling 'exposed'. It stimulates prolactin and oxytocin, both of which are needed to make breastmilk and increase your supply.

STUDIES

Increased Carrying Reduces Infant Crying

Use of Baby Carriers to Increase Breastfeeding Duration Among Term Infants

Carrying as Colic Therapy

Effect of mother/infant Skin-To-Skin Contact on Postpartum Depressive Symptoms and Maternal Physiological Stress

Does infant carrying promote attachment?

The importance of skin-to-skin with baby after delivery and beyond

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