Can You Carry Your Baby In a Sling (Babywear) After Having a C-Section?


The simple answer is yes! It just depends on a few things though.


Whether or not you can use a sling after a c-section depends on:


  • it depends on you,
  • how you are feeling,
  • if there were any complications, and
  • how your wound feels.


You may not feel up to it for a while (days, weeks - there’s no ‘right’ answer), and that’s absolutely fine, of course; you’re in recovery after all.


When you feel ready, that’s when to start. Be gentle on yourself and always listen to your body.


Carrying with a sling may be easier for you too overall, especially if you are bedbound for a while, or i

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