baby sling


: a cloth device that is usually adjustable in length and that is used for carrying an infant securely against the wearer's body
A baby sling is also worn across your front and usually offers three positions: face-in, face-out and the "pea-pod" position, which allows you to carry a young baby wrapped around your body.The Choice Guide to Baby Products, 2010

Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of baby sling was in 1963

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“Baby sling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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