Won’t a sling strain my neck or back?

Actually, no. And I personally find it much easier on my muscles than lugging a car seat around or holding a squirmy toddler! If you’re using your sling or carrier correctly, it won’t hurt at all. If you’re using a ring or pouch sling, make sure the fabric is spread over the ball of your shoulder and across your back, not all bunched up near your neck or in a tight, thin wad across your back. If you’re using a wrap or any carrier with straps, make sure the straps are not wadded, bunched, or twisted. If wearing your baby hurts, then there is a problem that should be solved! Please contact us or find a local babywearing group for hands-on help.

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Our Family lives in central Iowa. We are Christians, conservatives, and crunchy granola heads. We love the outdoors, photography, and lindy hop. Turn ons are people who are polite, honesty, and really good root beer. Turn offs are mean people and people who make my life more difficult.

Posted on December 3, 2013, in Babywearing. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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