Resources

                                                                                       

A Few Books that stress the Benefits of Wearing Your Baby!

  • The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two    By William Sears                                    Has a chapter including benefits of baby-wearing and use of slings with illustrations on positions to wear baby

 

  •  The Art of Mothering  Practical instructions on how to wear your baby in a sling

 

  • Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent   By Meredith Small                                                               A very readable book explaining the needs of the human body from a biological view point, covering raising babies in various cultures, includes clear, persuasive information about wearing babies

 

  • Attachment Parenting: Instinctive Care for Your Baby and    Young Child   By Katie Allison Granju                                                    A complete chapter devoted the hows and whys of baby-wearing

 

 

  •  The Vital Touch: How Intimate Contact With Your Baby Leads to Happier, Healthier Development   By Sharon Heller             Excellent information on the benefits of physical contact for babies and children