In a 2011 feature entitled "Nine Reasons Not to Carry Your Baby Facing Out," the Boba team outlined potential downfalls in outward wearing, noting the possibility of hip dysplasia, lack of support, undue pressure and overstimulation. But last year, the team expanded upon the topic by posting some of their research findings regarding "Strollers, Baby Carriers, and Infant Stress." As such, Boba is the only baby carrier company that manufactures inward-facing baby carriers exclusively.
In my own experience (and I'm only about 52 months into this whole "parenting thing"), I've always just assumed that having the little one close and facing me is the way to go. It just feels natural, and even though I'm a Dad, a lot closer to the way a Mother would hold their newborn in the hospital. The way my wife held our daughters in their earliest days. While that was my guy instinct, it seems like Boba has a lot more to back that up. Wearing a baby facing inward is safer, healthier, and helps create a strong bond with parents. I can dig that.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boba. The opinions and text are all mine.