What is ‘babywearing’?

Have you noticed that more and more parents are choosing to carry their baby around in an unusual looking baby carrier? Have you seen the pictures in magazines and wondered why parents are using this transport system? Maybe you have heard about babywearing and are wondering what it is?

Is it just a fashion or are there some real advantage to carrying your baby which convince parents to go back to the ancient art of carrying your child?

As well as being a convenient way of transporting your baby, slings also offer numerous benefits to your little one such as providing them with comfort, stimulation and even promoting physical development. Baby wearing has so many benefits for both parent and child that it is easy to see why so many parents are now choosing to carry their youngster in a sling.