1 - Why carry your baby in a wrap?
2 - I was told that...
4 - Practical questions about babywearing
5 - Technical questions about carries and positions
6 - Positioning baby - physiology
7 - Safety concerns
This posture maintains Baby’s spine in a curve and centers his body, his limbs close together, knees and elbows bent – this position gives him a basic sense of security.
A correct posture for a newborn is what logically follows his life in utero. During his first 18 months, muscle tone and development will allow him to gradually straighten his back and stand.
Baby’s a few days old – relaxed, limbs close together :
This position also allows Baby to feel the outlines of his body, which is essential to his psychomotor development and will avoid incomfortable situations when he lacks support: arms and legs spread, head falling backwards, hands flopping around…
Baby’s a few days old – body straightened, looking for support, confused :
Keeping Baby wrapped in a respectful, stimulating of psychomotor development posture is an important aspect of babywearing. More info on the interests of a good position when wrapping.
A quick description of the physiological position :
Baby younger than 3-4 months, waking moment :
Baby after 4 months, awake, hip carry :
An example of bad positioning, Baby’s hanging in the wrap, dangles. This is what you shouldn’t do :
The whole range of JPMBB's babycarriers -the physiological babycarrier PhysioCarrier, the Original JPMBB Baby Wrap, the Little Wrap Without A Knot, and the BASIC JPMBB baby wrap- is recognized as hip-healthy products for Baby by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI).