May-sling: types and terms of use

Varieties May-sling

M ah-sling - is a certain kind of sling, consisting of a rectangle of fabric, usually dense, like jeans with stitched on the corners long and fairlywide strips of cloth.Its varieties can be called fast Sling (instead of nodes - fasteners) and sharfomay (with very wide shoulder straps).

child's age and position in May-sling

There are 4 major provisions of the Child in May-sling:

  • vertically on the belly (legs out orinside);
  • vertically on the back;
  • vertically on its side;
  • horizontally on the abdomen (cradle).

To properly carry in May-sling age child is of great importance.Remember that in this matter all individually, some children are well bred feet from birth, while others agree to lie exclusively in the "crib" and preferably with a breast or a pacifier in his mouth.

May-sling - the types and terms of use

Up to 3 months

For a child up to about 2 months approach to "cradle", although it is believed that the sling with the rings for

these purposes it is more convenient.

Another pose in May and a sling for newborn - on his stomach or back at mum feet inwards or outwards.So the child is in a natural position.As long as the baby is not holding the head, it is necessary to hold his hand.Again, in such a situation is usually advised to use sling-scarf due to better support the child's back and head.

After 3 months

most suitable for May-sling vozras t - ranging from 3-4 months to about 2 years (untilIt is probably the normal arrangement baby in a sling).As a rule, the child does not want to stay long in a horizontal position and confidently holds his head.When the baby starts to walk, you will be comfortable to let it run, and then put back to rest or sleep.

In addition, May-sling upright can breastfeed, just dropping a bit below the belt.


main rule use May-sling - mother and child should be comfortable.To do this, first of all, you need to properly primotat baby.The first winding is better to do with an assistant, and certainly over a soft surface.Make sure that:

  • sling nowhere presses nor the child nor you, the fabric is expanded;

  • child pressed tight enough for you (within reason), and the sling evenly supports his back and hips;

  • upright legs symmetrically arranged uniformly, knees above the pelvis (if you look in the mirror, the legs form the letter "M").
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