The Science Behind Babywearing

For millennia, mothers and fathers worldwide have sworn by the benefits of babywearing. But does the science back this up?

In a word - yes. It turns out that there is a wealth of evidence both from direct babywearing studies and research performed in closely related fields such as early child development, anthropology, and psychology. Together, the finding stack up and make a very compelling case for carrying our young.

But don’t take our word for it. Here is a round-up of more than twenty scientific studies that highlight some fascinating evidence-based benefits:

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