Sling Myths – published in Juno magazine, Autumn 2014

Sling Myths

In the Autumn issue of Juno, Rosie Knowles discusses common worries and myths surrounding babywearing.

In this article, she looks at the origins of babywearing, fourth trimester theory, and explores topics such as10649921_627484790701795_3817160857371523721_n

Are slings really safe?

Are they healthy for babies’ hips?

Do they create clingy children?

as well as discussing the problems about forward facing carriers and some inaccurate sling stereotypes.

Here is the Sling Myths  article in pdf format which you can read by clicking on the photo!!

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You can also read the article in JUNO – which is available through WH Smiths, independent retailers, online at and as a digital edition.

Happy reading! I’m thrilled to be part of this enterprise and getting the positive word out about baby slings out there!

JUNO is a natural parenting magazine that inspires and supports families through its range of features, columns and artwork. Established in 2003, it is published four times a year, in March, June, September and December. The editorial is broad, covering all aspects of family life for all ages. JUNO is loved by many readers for its articles that share personal experiences and reflections, and for the beautiful and striking images and illustrations from a range of artists.

JUNO offers fresh perspectives in this fast-paced technological world, creating a non-judgemental community for those who are keen to follow “a natural approach to family life”. There are columns on home-education, empowered birth, teens and nutrition; interviews, craft and recipe ideas and a mix of features that can help readers make informed choices as they journey through the challenges of parenting.