Holding the baby in hand for a long time will make the mom feel hard, and it creates excess pain to her. To overcome this and to lift the baby easily, you can go for the baby carrier, as it gives much more safety and convenience for both parents and baby. You can use this inside the house or outside when you are moving out of your home with your baby. It is the best alternative for strollers and it helps to give rest to arms but makes to hold the baby close to you. Before purchasing it, do more research and check for reviews, get suggestions from your friends. But the new mom still has a lot of questions on the usage of the carrier and When to stop using baby carrier.
You can introduce this carrier when your baby head is strong enough and headstands with no support, and is much suitable for the babies who turned 5 months or above, and is not much preferable for the newborn as it needs more attention for the neck support and adequate help.
The position to hold the infant is most important, as the improper holding may create some aches or issues. Learn about the holding position, and the applicable positions are front inward, front-outward facing, hip, and back carry. Practice well ahead before you carry your baby, don’t strap the baby too tight, and don’t put them in C shape.
You can stop using this baby carrier by considering the below factors.
- Weight and age of the baby.
- Baby loves to learn a lot, and you need to stop it when they want to have their floor times, as the level of baby activity is most important.
- Check for the allowable weight limit of the carrier you choose, as it differs from brand to brand.
- Mom’s strength and the comfort of the baby.