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Baby Wearing Fails: Proof It's Not All Snuggles And Roses

01/18/2016 11:53 EST | Updated 01/20/2016 05:59 EST

We've heard that baby wearing benefits include making your kid happier. You can get more done, and you will bond better with your offspring.

But let's face it, not all kids love being worn and there are plenty of things that can go wrong (just ask Ryan Reynolds). We're only human, after all!

In our attempt to keep parenting real, we present you with the best baby wearing fails that we could find on Instagram.

First time is always tricky.




When they want their feet out.



Tantrums.


#throwbackthursday #babywearingfail #toddlerwearing #wearallthebabies

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The elusive back carry.

Might need some practice. #babywearingfail

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Leaks.


And accidents.



Hair is for pulling, right?




When the wrap is a little loose.

Pats wrap job with Lyla 😂 "hey I think she popped her seat" #babywearingfail #atleasthestrying #wtf

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Mmmm... throw-up.



And other gross things.



Escape artists.

He was trying to escape while I was snapping the photo #Babywearingfail

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When your baby really isn't into this whole wearing thing.

Johnny and I went to Ikea. I tried to put him in the sling, but he just wanted to do this!

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And this is how my child feels about "baby wearing" #babywearingfail #angrypants

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Spills.

Oops. The #babywearing struggle is real. #adelaidegattas #babywearingfail

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Oh shit, sorry kiddo. #icecreammishap #babywearingfail #icecreamisgoodforyourpores #oops

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But then you have moments like this.



And this.

Close enough to kiss ❤️👶🏼 #babywearing #wearingiscaring #natibabywrap

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