This is the next part of the ‘Interview with a babywearer’ feature.
My interviewee today is S ,Mum of one – 9 month old
First question , When you were pregnant did you plan on wearing your baby?
Yes I planned on baby wearing, I got given two types of carrier and assumed they would be good for walks.
Does your partner babywear, if so what with ?
My husband does baby wear. He’s worn our baby in a Kari me sling, baby Bjorn carrier and Ergo carrier.
What do you enjoy most about baby wearing?
I enjoyed in the newborn days having my baby on my chest, instant soothing them to sleep and also the ability to breastfeed in sling. Now I like the interaction and the ability to have cuddles whilst walking
Along your journey of baby wearing have you enabled anyone you know?
I’ve enabled a friend to baby wear by recommending and lending my sling
Amongst fellow babywearers we receive several comments positive and negative. Have you received any comments about babywearing?
Only positive – mainly about how cosy he looks
A good way to find new slings to try are sling library’s. Have you visited or heard about sling library’s?
I’m in the local sling library group and have met up with at the sling meet once
Have you heard about T.I.C.K.S?
I have heard of ticks via another mum in a group.
How many slings have you owned along your babywearing journey?
I’ve owned 3 types of carrier/sling – My favourite is the Kari me as it was amazing when he was smaller
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