This is a post I wrote for a blog on facebook. A friend kindly translated into Polish (thank you Anna!) and I thought I would share it here too! Babywearing, the term used to describe carrying using slings or carriers, has definitely increased hugely in the last few years and extends beyond babyhood with many specialist toddler and pre-schooler carriers on the market. We have a great site in the UK http://www.slingpages.co.uk which is the starting point for finding a library
I have wanted to blog about this for a while, as there seems to be some misconceptions about carrying your baby or child and needing to be a certain type of parent to use slings or carriers. Posting the above image on Instagram resulted in two people commented using specific phrases, "I couldn't have survived without babywearing especially with my second but wouldn't describe myself as the "crunchy" type" and "People seem surprised that I still carry and feed S, I'm not an "