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August 08, 2018
When you are expecting another child, you might wonder how will you manage a toddling one-year-old. They are still too young to walk everywhere on their own. And be honest, you love the closeness when your child is in the baby carrier. But how does it mix with pregnancy?
The benefits of using baby carriers are no different when you are pregnant, you just need to be more cautious and listen to medical professionals. Your hip joints, ligaments and connecting tissues are loosening. Listening to your body is essential. The hip belt should be below your belly. When you are lifting your baby carrier up, bend your knees, keep your back straight and lift the weight with your legs. Placing the baby hiking carrier on a bench (or an elevated place) will also help.
The current studies say that lifting a heavy load (which toddlers are) will probably do no harm to the pregnancy or the baby, but can injure the woman. Pregnant women should decrease the load with a later stage of pregnancy. Basically, if you found your child heavy before pregnancy, it is wise to leave the baby carrier with your partner.
Talking numbers, studies recommend reducing the load by 25 per cent from the pre-pre-pregnancy state. As your child puts on weight at the same time (and 9 months is quite a long time) as you progress in pregnancy, you have to pay close attention to your body. Carrying children in baby carriers is a physical activity.
Different type of carriers can work better than others. We recommend the baby carrier for hiking because it keeps you cool, you can put your child down whenever you feel so and quickly hand the carrier to someone else.
April 26, 2021
We all know toddlers love to be involved in what mum and dad ‘do’. But they can also be unpredictable, and disappear in the blink of an eye. A toddler hiking carrier is one way to keep your little one safe on the farm, and lets them learn and help with daily chores.
September 05, 2019
Do you like shopping at Amazon? Ordering with a few clicks and waiting when it is delivered. But will it get you the baby carrier which you will actually use?
March 18, 2019
You will be amazed to see how a child with disability strives in nature. How she smiles when you leave your special needs stroller at home and go for a walk. Read if a baby hiking carrier will be the right choice for your child. And you might even get funding for Panda Child Carrier.
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