Meaning of babywearing in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbeɪbɪwɛːrɪŋ/


mass noun
  • The action or practice of carrying a baby close against one's body in a sling or similar carrier.

    ‘babywearing remains the norm in many developing countries’
    • ‘the two mums bonded through their local babywearing group’
    • ‘Babywearing is also a great way to bring your baby to social events.’
    • ‘I get pangs of missing my co-sleeping and babywearing days, but I also remember the sense of freedom and relief when they finally slept in their own rooms!’
    • ‘People have remarked that they have hardly ever heard him cry, and I feel sure that babywearing has had something to do with his calm contentment.’
    • ‘As Benjamin grew, our babywearing needs changed.’
    • ‘Cosleeping, babywearing, and cloth diapering have given me other ways to connect with my son and feel like a "legitimate" part of the attachment-parenting community.’
    • ‘The actor is a supporter of something called attachment parenting that involved co-sleeping, babywearing, and breastfeeding.’
    • ‘Along came the pram and the notion that babywearing was only for the poor.’
    • ‘Whether it's physical reasons or lifestyle choices that mean babywearing isn't the option for you, you can always opt for that other wonderful invention - the buggy.’
    • ‘Being able to nurse your newborn in a wrap is one of babywearing's many benefits.’
    • ‘Parenting can kind of take over your brain in the babywearing stages.’