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 as
Are slings really safe?
Are they healthy for babies’ hips?
What’s the fuss about facing out?
Do they create clingy children?
as well as discussing the problems about forward facing carriers and some inaccurate sling stereotypes.
Here is the full Sling Myths article in pdf format which you can read by clicking on the photo!!
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.