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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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Leah, mom of one from Chicopee, Massachusetts

“I wore my baby because I believe strongly in the philosophy of nine in, nine out, which suggests that human babies aren’t really ‘full-term’ until they are at least 9 months old. I loved having my baby close to me and being able to sniff her sweet head. Plus, I always knew that she was safe and ‘OK.’ Babywearing was also convenient for nursing.”

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