Ring slings are suitable from birth through to toddlerhood. They are made from a long piece of fabric secured at the shoulder with rings. Ring slings are lightweight and, as with a wrap, they are mouldable and adjustable around you and your baby.
Are ring slings safe for newborns?
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.
Can babies sleep in ring sling?
Carrying your baby in a sling while they sleep may benefit them, while also allowing you to have your hands free. Little research has looked specifically at the benefits of carrying babies in a sling while they sleep.
Can you wear your baby too much?
You can’t spoil a baby. Contrary to popular myth, it’s impossible for parents to hold or respond to a baby too much, child development experts say. Infants need constant attention to give them the foundation to grow emotionally, physically and intellectually.
Can I turn my Moby wrap into a ring sling?
You can turn a long wrap into a ring sling very quickly, using only a pair of sling rings!
Are ring slings safe?
Yes! Our greatest concern is the safety of you and your baby. WildBird slings are made from the highest quality aluminum rings and fabric available, and each is certified and tested to ensure the sling remains safe over time.
Can I sleep with baby on my chest?
It’s safe for your baby to nap on your chest as long as you remain awake and aware of the baby. But if you fall asleep too, it raises the risk of injury (or death) to your baby.