From around four months of age, wanting to see what is going on around him/her and trying to turn around to see more is a natural phase in the child’s development.The idea that a child at this stage might become over-stimulated whencarried looking forward is, according to child psychologists and pediatricians, not reasonable. On the contrary, experts agree that discovering new things with one’s back resting closely against mom or dad gives the child a sense of safety and pleasure.
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Moreover, your child will let you know if he or she is tired or cranky. A child who is tired due to new impressions will fall asleep, get upset or agitated. In both cases, all you need to do is simply lift your child out of the baby carrier into bed or the stroller. During the very first months, however, you should not carry your child facing forward at all, as the child’s neck muscles are not sufficiently developed to support his/her head.