If you haven’t figured it out before I can tell you that I’m a huuuuuge sciencebuff, especially when it comes to subjects that I’m really into. So some time ago and after a lot of discussions I decided to build a database via PubMed to gather studies conducted on babywearing/carrying. Why? Because the studies matter,…Fortsätt läsa Gotta Catch ’Em All!
Dwelling a bit on the science side, again… 😊 It costs money to conduct research and it also takes time (which tends to be = money). The researchers need funds during the study (for living expenses) and sometimes the study itself might need funds (for computer programs, access to databases, external help and support in…Fortsätt läsa Endorsement and sponsorship in research – is all considered the same in the babywearing community?
On to our third research study on carrying/babywearing. This is also one of a few who are done quite specifically on carrying babies in “soft baby carriers” and would therefor be easy to transfer over on babywearing. It is quite commonly referred to in the babywearing world as scientific evidence for “babywearing helps to build…Fortsätt läsa Anisfeld, Casper, Nozyce & Cunningham, 1990. “Does Infant Carrying Promote Attachment? An Experimental Study of the Effects of Increased Physical Contact on the Development of Attachment”.
I’ve come to the conclusion that my view on science, research and evidence in carrying tends to differ a bit from many people in the world of babywearing/carrying, here’s an attempt to explain why! 😊 Working at a NICU and being a specialist nurse I do have a need to regularly read and digest research…Fortsätt läsa Science, research, evidence & babywearing/carrying.