Hi everyone! I recently became a new mom and I am looking for advice on babywearing while doing household chores or running errands. I want to be able to multitask and get things done while keeping my baby close and comfortable. However, I am not sure how to go about this without putting myself or my baby in danger. Can anyone share their experience and give me some tips on how to properly and safely babywear while going about daily activities? Thank you in advance!
Hello there new mom! Congratulations on joining the motherhood journey! When it comes to babywearing, I can totally relate to your desire to keep your baby close and multitask, especially on busier days.
One thing I found helpful is to plan out your activities and prioritize your tasks for the day. This will help you avoid feeling overwhelmed and ensure that you have a manageable amount of work to complete while wearing your baby.
Wearing your baby while sitting can also help reduce strain on your back, especially when doing prolonged activities like working in front of a computer, playing with older children or reading a book. I found this particularly useful when my baby was still quite young.
Additionally, avoid wearing your baby for an extended period to avoid unnecessary discomfort. Take breaks if you feel uncomfortable or if the baby seems fussy and needs a change of position.
Overall, wearing your baby while doing chores or running errands can be a really great way to bond with your baby, whilst getting things done. I hope you find these tips helpful in making babywearing a comfortable, safe and enjoyable experience.