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International Babywearing Week: Moms wearing their babies

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...

Babywearing mommies

International Babywearing Week runs from October 7-13. Have you tried wearing your baby? These beautiful moms and their babies show how it’s done and share how babywearing helped them bond with their little ones — and made parenting so much easier.

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Emily, mom of two from St. Joseph, Missouri

“I wore her because she was quite a fussy infant. Wearing her was the only way she would calm down, so she spent a lot of time in the K'tan. Wearing her definitely helped both of us calm down, and enjoy the closeness of each other. I also think babywearing increases the communication with your child. I still wear Ally, 20 months now, and I notice that I'm rarely quiet when she's being worn.”

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