Babywearing Safety for Newborns

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Babywearing Safety for Newborns

As human babies are the least developed of all mammals at birth, they require the most care. Carrying your baby in a sling or baby carrier promotes all areas of an infant’s growth and development. Because they are absolutely dependent on us parents & caregivers, it's imperative that your newborn is positioned safely in slings and baby carriers. IMPORTANT: a baby with chin-to-chest is at risk of positional asphyxia, when a baby’s airflow is reduced. Preemies are at an increased risk due to their under-development. Positional asphyxia can also occur in car seats & strollers, if an infant’s head slumps forward...

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