Carry my baby? The question did not even arise.
I was pregnant and inevitably it was going to take me a baby wrap. Carrying seemed to me (and still seems to me) a natural and natural transition after giving birth.
It quickly became extremely practical! Being a “mom on tour” from my job means: travel, transport (train, plane, bus), suitcases, bags, montages, dismantling, restaurants, hotels, visits, sometimes festivals, and so on Hence the importance of having your hands free.
Porting was our solution in different situations:
- When we needed our “Minibout” to fall asleep quickly.
- During filmed moments and where it was important that he did not wake up
- For lack of space for a stroller (behind the scenes, in places not very accessible)
I remember once when we had to do a full spin of our show and nobody could keep baby. One of the technicians carried it in a baby carrier that (at the same time) managed sound and light! Show must go on …