Frequent question: When to put baby on back in Ergo?

When should you start backing your baby?

8-12 Months Old. When your baby has strong head and neck control, it might be time for a front-facing carrier or back carrier! This way, the older baby can enjoy both physical contact and observation of their surroundings.

What age can you use a baby sling?

A baby sling — typically a one-shouldered baby carrier made of soft fabric — can be a safe way to carry a baby, if you follow safety guidelines. But a baby sling can pose a suffocation hazard to an infant, particularly those younger than age 4 months.

What does it mean to be carrying your baby in your back?

Some babies lie with their back against their mother’s back. This is known as an occiput posterior (OP) position or back-to-back position in the womb. Labour tends to take longer, be more painful and you’re more likely to have a caesarean or assisted (instrumental) birth if your baby is in a posterior position.

Can a 1 month old use a carrier?

Baby carriers aren’t recommended for babies under four months of age or babies who can’t hold up their heads yet. This is because they’re at greater risk of neck injuries.

How long can you use Ergo embrace?

The Embrace baby carrier can be used until your baby weighs 25 lbs./11.3 kg; typically around 12-18 months old.

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