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Here you’ll find links to reading material on in-arms carrying as a whole, and things related to parts of it. These will eventually be sorted into specific sections as this resource section grows.

 

Books

 

In-arms Carrying: A practical guide for comfortable carrying – Mel Cyrille (black and white version)
An introduction to in-arms carrying and the many factors which make it up and impact on it. Written for parents and educators alike.

Links are to Amazon UK but also available on several other Amazon sites. Also available in colour and on Kindle. You can get in touch with her if you would like to have her book available in other formats.

BUY A SIGNED COPY HERE – FREE P&P TO UK, £3 EUROPE OR £6 WORLDWIDE

 

A Baby Wants to be Carried: Everything you need to know about baby carriers and the benefits of babywearing – Evelin Kirkilionis
Although this is a book focused on babywearing, parts of it are focused on how a baby sits on the caregiver in-arms, and Dr. Kirkilionis has completed specific research related to this.

 

The Rhythmic Movement Method: A Revolutionary Approach to Improved Health and Well-Being – Harald Blomberg
Lots of info about retained primitive reflexes and how they impact on a child/adult’s life.

 

 

Blog posts and articles

 

Babywearing is NOT Carrying – Mel Cyrille

Beyond Babywearing: Mechanical nutrients for babies (and parents) – Katy Bowman

Cache or Carry? Comparative biology and infant carrying – Katie Nicolai

Carrying Kids and Wrist Pain – Katy Bowman

Carrying Reflexes Spotlight: Babinski’s Sign – Mel Cyrille

Katy Bowman and the Biomechanics of Human Growth: The Necessity of Monkey Business – Katy Bowman

Muscles – Fast and Slow Twitch – BBC

Participation in Carrying Begins Before Babies are Picked Up – Mel Cyrille

Premature Babies’ Brains Respond Differently to Gentle Touching – Linda Geddes

RUA Rib Thruster – Katy Bowman

The Remarkable Power of Touch – Karen Young

Why is Clinging Important? – Mel Cyrille

 

 

Podcasts

 

Back to Basics: Babies, Bodies & Behaviour – Carried and Nära Bebis

Move Your DNA – Nutritious Movement

 

 

 

 

 

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