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Updated by Martin Martens on Mar 27, 2018
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5 Reasons to wear your baby in a carrier

You will know your baby better if you regularly carry it in a baby carrier. It is because of the closeness and the time you spend together. You as a mother have many opportunities to know your baby more, while you are carrying him/her and therefore you will know the exact reasons for its crying much faster. There is no doubt that carrying itself has many advantages. In this short article, my wife Emma Martens, who wrote about baby carriers on 9Best products.com, will point out five reasons that have an impact on both your baby's and your health.

1

Breast milk production

Breast milk production

Physical contact between mother and her baby causes a release of Oxytocin. This hormone is necessary for milk production.

2

Physical development

Physical development

During carrying, the head and neck are in upright position. This position is beneficial because it is strengthening head and neck muscles.

3

Crying reduction

Crying reduction

This one is obvious. Your child feels your body, and that soothes him/her.

4

Neurobehavioral development

Neurobehavioral development

Carried babies are exposed many facial expressions, and therefore they got much more opportunities to learn about your emotions. All this influence the neurobehavioral development.

5

Fix the flat head problem.

Fix the flat head problem.

A baby's head is in the position, where it is nearly impossible to change somehow the shape of its head with pressure.