How it is correct to choose a baby sling?
From all variety of baby slings are most popular and universal two look: a baby sling with rings and a baby sling - a scarf. Each of them has particular advantages.
These types of baby slings is united that they can be used as for the newborn, so for the grown-up kid, and allow to carry the child in various provisions: in horizontal (in a cradle) and in vertical (in front, on one side, behind the back). I will note that these baby slings supplement each other. Each of them is convenient in a certain life situation, at a certain age of the child, with a certain weight of the kid.“What type of a baby sling is more preferable than
?“ - many mummies ask a question before deciding on purchase of this remarkable invention.
As a rule, for the beginning slingomama, especially, if it is about the newborn, the most convenient the baby sling on rings is considered. Rings allow more dynamically and in literal sense “on the run“ to regulate baby sling length, and also allow to postpone easily and quickly sleeping kid in case of need. Besides, the baby sling on rings allows mother to seize quicker the basic principles of correct “slingorazmeshcheniye“ of the child and, subsequently, not to experience difficulties in the address with any other types of baby slings.
- to a scarf, as a rule, the beginning slingomama address a baby sling from 5 - 9 months when the child already grew up and grew heavy. At first use only for long walks or travel. And subsequently find for it a lot more various applications as houses - use for performance of household chores in which two hands are required, and on the street - for campaigns in the wood for mushrooms - berries, for driving the bicycle and skis; and also as a hammock, a swing, covered etc.
If you are puzzled with the choice of a baby sling on rings, it is necessary to pay attention to the next moments on which depends as far as to you and your kid will be conveniently and safely to use it:have to be
- of the Ring metal - it will provide reliability of a baby sling at its use. Rings of big diameter (about 6 - 7 cm) allow to regulate baby sling length easily. Such rings will not break and will not burst at operation of a baby sling and will allow to regulate easily and quickly baby sling length. to
- It is convenient if edges of a baby sling, so-called sides, rather soft - then they do not crash into skin of the kid and mother. As a rule, for this purpose in sides lay a layer of a synthetic winterizer or foam rubber. It is necessary to consider that too thick filler of sides does a design of a baby sling more bulky and not really convenient. Many producers do to
- a pillow on a shoulder. Thanks to it fabric softly lies on a shoulder of a slingonositel and does not press. It is convenient if the pillow makes a whole with a baby sling. In that case the pillow does not fidget, and fabric of a baby sling lies exactly, does not crash into a body and loading is distributed evenly on all surface of a shoulder, and back. Therefore will carry the kid to you comfortably.
- Fabric. Choosing a baby sling for the house, give preference to natural materials as they “breathe“, and, so do not create additional discomfort for your kid. For the street it is possible to use fabrics with addition of synthetic materials. Baby slings differ in
- by the size, usually producers of baby slings specify it. The size of your baby sling depends on a clothing size. In case you have a boundary size, the baby sling of the smaller size will be more convenient. If you doubt or there is no marking, everything will be solved by fitting. Trying on a baby sling, pay attention that soft sides should not reach rings on 3 - 10 cm. If the baby sling approaches by the size, it will be more convenient to you to them to use.
- If you have a newborn child, and the baby sling is required for the street and the house, it is better to choose two baby slings, then you will have less efforts with washing, and the baby sling will be always near at hand. For house use it is convenient to have two baby slings too - if one in washing, then you use the second.
At the choice to fabric of which the baby sling is made. The best a baby sling - scarfs turn out from natural fabrics which do not last in length at all, last in width a little and last on diagonal. Such fabric ergonomically fits the kid, does not crash into shoulders and does not cause inconveniences to mother and the child. Some types of jersey, streychevy and jacquard fabrics belong to such fabrics.by
Producers use the following types of fabrics: the lasting fabrics (jersey, fleece); slabotyanushchiyesya fabrics (jeans - streych, cotton - streych, poplin - streych); not lasting fabrics (Jacquard, coarse calico).the Lasting fabrics and coarse calico are suitable
for newborns or more for those who just want to try whether the baby sling - a scarf per se will suit them. But it is necessary to know that with increase in weight of the child they begin to crash to mother into shoulders and/or to stretch strongly.
baby sling Length - a scarf is selected also taking into account your clothing size. In case marking is not specified, then if you carry 42 - 46 clothing size, you will need length not less than 460 cm; for the sizes 48 - 54 optimum there will be length of 480 - 520 cm. In case you have a boundary size, the baby sling - a scarf of the bigger size will be more convenient.we Will sum up of
the small result:
- For the child to 3 - x month convenient.
- For the child of 7 - 8 months to 1,5 - 2 - x years - a baby sling - a scarf.
- For the child of 4 - 8 months - a baby sling combination to rings and a baby sling - a scarf.
Carry your children with pleasure!