10 Jul Slings benefit: physiological development
Knowing how to use the sling will help you carry the baby in the correct position (Check out the tutorial video about how to use baby sling carrier). Based on the fact that the baby ring sling is for all size, you can adjust the length, posture according to the size of your baby. Unlike other brands, Mamaway baby ring sling are for all heights and weights, its durable design makes the sling compatible with the newborn until you can’t carry the baby anymore.
Despite who uses it, the sling can be adjusted to fit a different body type, also the sling across your shoulder and back is wide, that helps to even weight distribution for you.
Conventional waist stool and swaddle blankets have an apparent downward pull without supporting baby’s thighs and knees. Baby’s legs are left dangling, affecting their hip joint development and possible joint dislocation.
Dr. Andrew Dodge shared his experience, he would put his baby in an infant car seat, but as soon as they leave the car, he would carry his baby using a sling. It not only forms a bond between the baby and the parent, but also helps the baby’s structural, physiological, and neurological development!
Newborns’ spine looks like a big C, they perform the same curving position as when they were in the womb. As they grow their neck and back muscles started to grow stronger, enabling them to lift their head. Parents’ body curve can assist baby’s back muscle development, maintaining the right position. Baby’s first year is an important stage of the spinal cord and nervous system development. When the baby is carried correctly on the carrier’s body, through natural formed mechanical balance will benefit the baby’s spine and muscle development.
Neuroscience studies shown the way the baby is carried will have the strong impact on the vestibular system. When they are carried moving steadily and in the same direction, it will speed up their brain development. These movements not only help their nervous system development but can also help the brain to command, maintain the balance between core muscles and intrinsic spinal muscles, and coordinate muscles to complete simple to complex body movements.
Isn’t it amazing a sling has so many knowledge behind! A high-quality sling = swaddle blanket + baby carrier + nursing cover, that can stabilize the baby and help the baby fall asleep faster. It is portable, easy to wear on, light and small. No wonder it is one of the essentials you can use anywhere.