The venue for this event is the Crofthead Community Centre, Dedridge, Livingston. Please note that if you have been booked onto this course via the NHS, rather than booking directly through the School of Babywearing, your NHS contact is responsible for updating you as to any changes to the course. Please contact them with any queries.
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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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. Before booking, please read our Booking Terms & Conditions, Refund Policy and Policy on Babies and Children Attending Courses (if you plan to bring a little one with you). Booking a place confirms that you have read and agreed to these policies.
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.Date/Time
9:30 am - 4:00 pm