Avoiding these five common mistakes can make baby wearing much more pleasant for you and your baby. It takes a little time to master the art of the sling, but once you nail it, you'll notice an incredible difference. Keep it up, mom and dad! You can do it! Don't give up just because it's challenging. Slinging can be such an amazing experience, so don't let these avoidable mistakes take that experience away from you.
Of all the baby wearing gear and accessories you might buy this season, there is one that I think you definitely shouldn't be without. My own experiences, combined with the incredible feedback we've received from our customers, leads me to believe that this might be the best baby wearing accessory you can buy this winter.
Shortly after my first child was born, I attended a babywearing conference in my hometown. I marched into the convention center, proudly donning my beautiful Lilebaby Embossed full buckle carrier. To my surprise, I was practically the only woman there with a structured style carrier. Everywhere I looked, all I saw were these long pieces of fabric wrapped dozens of times around moms and their babies. I felt my face burn with embarrassment. Was my full buckle carrier not the kind of thing that the “real” babywearing mamas use?