Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Baby Slings: Top 10 Reasons They Make for Perfect Ergonomic Baby Care

Old methods can be the most ergonomic ...

"The baby care product industry is a billion dollar industry, producing hundreds of different kinds of strollers, seats, cribs, cradles, pens, gates, chairs, holsters, and harnesses to keep babies safe and contained as parents go about their days.

The funny thing is, there really is only one kind of baby carrier necessary, and it is simple technology that has been used for thousands of years around the world: The baby sling.

The baby sling is just a piece of cloth that can be tied and adjusted in variety of ways to hold the baby (hands free) to the parent’s stomach, hip, or back.

Carrying a baby in a sling is the most ergonomically correct way of carrying an infant. Rather than picking up and putting down a wriggling sack of potatoes, keeping an infant contained in a sling keeps the baby happy and comfortable, which leaves the parent free to attend to other things."    (Continued via The Ergonomenon)    [Ergonomics Resources]

Baby Sling - Ergonomics

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