Category Archive for "babywearing"

Letter from Director International Hip Dysplasia Institute

  January 31, 2017 Alina Ilyevsky Topa-Top alkin.ga@gmail.com Dear Ms. Ilyevsky: The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) acknowledges the Topa-Top Ring Sling, Top Tai Carrier, Baby Top, and Quick Top as”hip-healthy” products effective January 24, 2017. The IHDI recognizes that Topa-Top has developed products that consider the…

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Benefits of Babywearing

Benefits of Babywearing for Your Baby It is natural for baby to be close to his mother. Babies are happiest when being held by mom. Babywearing is a great practice for keeping baby happy and to help build a stronger…

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Safety

Babywearing International believes that babywearing is an inherently safe activity. But as with any other baby or child product, it is important to observe a few basic safety tips. Make sure your child’s airway remains open at all times while…

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Thinking beyond the front pack: considerations in choosing a baby carrier

Note: This post was originally posted years ago using the “crotch dangler” language which I have since come to understand is derisive …thus the edited title and URL. We all grow and learn!! “Narrow Based Carrier” or “Front Pack” are…

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Infant Carriers and Spinal Stress

by Rochelle L. Casses, D.C. UPDATE: This article was written in the 1990s when the all of the popular upright baby-carrier designs had the harmful characteristics described below. Today, several new and improved upright carrier designs are available. The gold…

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Carrying a baby facing forwards is ‘cruel, stressful and terrifying’, claims Australian expert

Mothers who carry their babies facing forwards are cruel and selfish, according to a leading child health expert. She said the same accusations could be applied to those who take babies out in pushchairs which face away from the parent….

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Dr. Kirkilionis – “A baby wants to be carried”: considerations when buying a baby carrier or baby sling

Considerations When Buying a Baby Carrier or Baby Sling When judging different baby carriers, baby slings, baby packs, baby tubes, and kangaroo carriers, we prefer carriers that allow baby to sit up straight and face toward the baby-wearer’s chest. The…

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New Wraps From Topa-Top

   

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Carrying babies facing away from the parents body – is this truly positive for a baby?

Dr. Evelin Kirkilionis, Forschungsgruppe Verhaltensbiologie des Menschen (FVM), Freiburg/Germany When parents carry their baby in a sling or carrying bag, they give it nearness and security, thanks to the body contact to the care-giving person. It can realize/be aware them…

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Woven Wraps in Israel!

Ten years ago I tried a woven wrap with my first son and fell in love. Since then I’ve been dreaming to weave a wrap here in Israel. I learned, checked and rechecked everything regarding the weaving businesses here in…

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International Hip Displasia Institute

  Summary Statement: Babywearing is becoming increasingly popular along with the growing interest in Attachment Parenting. Proper infant hip position while babywearing is especially important because the period of time for babywearing is usually longer than baby transport. For information about baby transport,…

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