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Safe, comfortable carrying in slings and carriers

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Making sure that babies and children are safe is our top priority. We feel that keeping safety information as simple as possible is important so that it is not confusing, and is easy to achieve. In all the safety information from every source in the carrying industry, there are three key factors to ensuring safety. These are the ABS of carrying safely:

Aware

Breathing

Secure

Cautions: keep up usual care

In addition to these key safety issues when carrying, normal cautionary parental practice needs to be maintained, including:

Checks

Be sure to check:

Child's comfort and development

Although these are not in relation to safety, they are important factors in optimising the way that you carry your child for their comfort, and their development.

Carer's comfort

If you are not comfortable when carrying your child, it will not be a positive experience for either of you. To optimise your own comfort, consider the following:

Important

All of the elements we have described here will optimise your carrying experience, making it beneficial in all possible ways in the long and short term. However, it can seem like a lot to remember. The most important things to remember are the ABS of carrying safely:

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