Dr. Evelin Kirkilionis studied Biology and Human Ethology and has worked on the subject of carrying babies and the basic needs of children for more than twenty years. Evelin achieved her university qualifications from the Ketteler-College, Mainz, followed by the study of biology at the Universities of Kaiserslautern and Freiburg. She did her master thesis at the Albert-Ludwigs-University and the Academy of Scientific of Geo-Medicine. She co-founded the independent research group, Forschungsgruppe Verhaltensbiologie des Menschen (FVM/Human Ethology Research Group) which works closely with the University of Freiburg. FVM's main objectives are related to problems arising during children's development and their research is used to advise professional groups and institutions.