babywearing is best for baby

Gross-Loh, Christine
July 2010
Mothering;Jul/Aug2010, Issue 161, p44
The article focuses on the development and proliferation of babywearing as well as the safety measures of using them. INSETS: Carry me! in 8 languages;a guide to safe baby wearing.


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