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The ACCC Baby Sling Safety Alert

Last year, following several unfortunate deaths in a number of countries, the ACCC published a Safety Alert on Baby Slings. In it, the issues of safe positioning were outlined. There were four main safety tips the ACCC highlighted: – Choose … Continue reading

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Correct Positioning… How Important is it?

Hips correctly aligned at between 110 and 120 degrees, spine concave (not straight or convex), head off the chest, baby upright: how important is the “optimal positioning checklist” anyway? Important enough to be overwhelmed by? Are you damaging your baby … Continue reading

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Are baby slings safe for newborns?

You might have heard that the US CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) published a warning this week about the safety of infant slings. In particular, there have been a number of deaths reported when babies have been carried in bag-style … Continue reading

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