I’ve been “wearing the baby” for over a month now, and it has definitely made my days easier.
I use it at least 2-3 hours a day, depending on what I need to do and the baby’s mood. And most of the time, baby is so comfortable in it, he falls asleep pretty easily.
I have the Beco Gemini soft carrier, and with the baby content and my hands free, I’ve been able to do things like:
- Wash the dishes
- Put on makeup
- Grocery shop without a carseat/stroller
- Browse the internet
- Clean/prep bottles
I even figured out how to nurse in the carrier! It’s brilliant and so convenient.
Babywearing is not only great for mommy (or daddy), but studies have shown that babies are happier and healthier (get in tune with their carrier’s breathing, heartbeat and movements) and cry less. It’s also perfect for bonding. Here’s my husband enjoying the carrier during one of our walks: