Can I babywear while pregnant?

Yes, definitely! Many women continue to babywear their kids during pregnancy. However, there are a few important rules to follow: You were babywearing before pregnancy and are accustomed to baby’s weight. Listen to your body and inner feelings. Use high bonds that do not exert pressure on your abdomen. Give yourself a rest in-between 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 importance of healthy hip development during infancy. This is especially important during the early stages of […]

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. Cathrine Fowler, a professor of child and family health nursing, claimed youngsters are frightened if […]

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 with practically all its senses. It can hear their heartbeat, feel their warmth, observe their […]

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