The sports category has moved to a new website.

3 interesting benefits of backing babies

Backing babies is one practice we should not be dumping any time soon.

This practice has existed for a very long time [Ade Ayo]

Mothers or baby care givers will always carry an extra wrapper when they have to go out and even back babies when they are indoors.

This practice that has existed for as long as we can remember is not just for the fun of it as it comes with some interesting benefits. If you have ever wondered, here are three interesting benefits of backing babies;

ADVERTISEMENT

Backing babies can help to create a strong emotional connection between parents and their infants. The physical closeness when the baby is strapped to your back facilitates bonding, promoting a sense of security and trust. This attachment can contribute to the child's emotional well-being and social development.

Carrying a baby on your back can allow parents to have their hands free for daily tasks. This is especially helpful for parents who have to still do house chores and other tasks while caring for their babies. Backing babies enhances productivity and enables parents to navigate their daily routines without sacrificing the close contact that infants crave.

Research suggests that backing a baby can reduce stress levels in both infants and parents. If is said that the physical closeness that strapping a baby on your back brings, triggers the release of oxytocin, often referred to as the "love hormone," which promotes feelings of calm and well-being. This is why it comes as no surprise when a baby is so restless and can't sleep, backing just seems to do the trick.

ADVERTISEMENT

In conclusion, backing babies is important for both the parent and the child as it fosters strong emotional bonds, help reduce stress and it is definitely one practice we should not be dumping any time soon.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

7 common necktie mistakes made by men & how to fix them

7 common necktie mistakes made by men & how to fix them

Why you should never remove wax from your ears

Why you should never remove wax from your ears

Uhuru aliangukia - Netizens react to Margaret Kenyatta's flawless beauty in 1990

Uhuru aliangukia - Netizens react to Margaret Kenyatta's flawless beauty in 1990

5 dishes Kenyan bachelors can't do without

5 dishes Kenyan bachelors can't do without

Planning to marry someone from your profession? 6 crucial things to consider

Planning to marry someone from your profession? 6 crucial things to consider

Brian Mwenda announces engagement to radio host in sweet message [Photos]

Brian Mwenda announces engagement to radio host in sweet message [Photos]

Leap Day tradition allows a woman to propose, here's how a man should respond

Leap Day tradition allows a woman to propose, here's how a man should respond

6 amazing uses of Vaseline you should know

6 amazing uses of Vaseline you should know

Daily or weekly? Does frequency of a woman's sexual activity impact her ability to reach orgasm?

Daily or weekly? Does frequency of a woman's sexual activity impact her ability to reach orgasm?

ADVERTISEMENT