In the summer, it is important that your baby does not get too warm and this is of course also important to bear in mind when wearing a sling. There are certain materials that are particularly suitable for summer, as they have cooling and moisture-absorbing properties. Here are a few materials that are recommended for slings in the summer:
Baby Slings made of Hemp
Hemp is a very special fabric for slings and just perfect for summer. It’s a natural fiber that is especially breathable and moisture-wicking, which means you and your baby won’t be quite as warm. It is lightweight, durable and indestructible. The plant itself is undemanding and does not require the use of pesticides.
Linen is a breathable material that also wicks away moisture, keeping your baby cooler. It is also durable and long lasting.
Cotton is breathable and absorbs moisture, keeping your baby cooler. It is also a natural material that is hypoallergenic and will not irritate baby’s skin.
Baby Slings made of silk
Silk is a smooth and shiny material that is especially cooling. However, it is more expensive than other materials and needs careful care.
Overall, there are many materials that are suitable for slings in summer. Hemp, linen, cotton and silk are breathable and have cooling properties that will keep your baby cool in the summer. It’s important to choose a sling made from one of these materials to ensure your baby doesn’t overheat in the summer.
It is also important to note that your sling is tied properly to ensure your baby is carried in the correct position and there is enough air circulation. We recommend you consult a babywearing consultant to make sure you are wrapping your sling properly.
In summary, there are many materials that are suitable for slings in the summer. Hemp, linen, cotton and silk are all breathable and have cooling properties.