Darlington Peer Support

The Babywearing Peer Support course offers formal recognition of the skills of people who give information about slings and baby carriers through Sling Meets, sling libraries, antenatal classes or postnatal groups. The course focuses on the Practical Skills of Babywearing, including sling safety and checking slings for wear and tear. You’ll attend a one-day workshop and complete your qualification through home study and coursework. By the end of your training, you should be able to:

  • Show an awareness of different ways of using a range of slings and baby carriers to meet individual needs
  • Assess the benefits and potential disadvantages of different types of slings and baby carriers for specific parents’ needs
  • Understand how slings should be worn safely and how the incorrect use of slings can affect the health and wellbeing of parent and baby/child

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Course Tutor

Carrie Roberts is the tutor for this course. Read more about Carrie and our other tutors on our tutor page. You can contact Carrie on the day of the course on 07453 992245.

Please see the course location page for details of catering arrangements, parking and access.

If you’d like to attend this course on a different date or at another location, or would like to commission a course for a group of people, please see our Course Calendar or complete our Course Enquiries form.


9:30 am - 4:00 pm




Ticket Type Price Spaces
Full Price
Payable via BACS, cheque or invoice. This will show up as a free place then please pay via BACS to Babywearing UK 09-01-27 94864087, by cheque made payable to Babywearing UK sent to Blackerton House, Blackerton, East Anstey, Devon, EX16 9JT or contact us to request an invoice.
Early Bird
Early Bird price applies when paid in full by 4 weeks before the course date
Full Price (payable via Paypal)
Available once Early Bird booking has closed (8 weeks before course start date).