Author Archives: Arabella

New NCT & Close Parent Babywearing Guides

We are very excited to see a new version of our Babywearing Guide sponsored by Close Parent available to birth professionals in the NCT shop: http://www.nctshop.co.uk/professional/Guide-to-Babywearing-Leaflet-FREE/productinfo/3216/ You can order 25, 50 or 100 at a time and delivery is FREE! … Continue reading

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Babywearing Books For Children

Babywearing Books For Children It’s great to see just how many books there are now that feature babywearing, sometimes just on one or two pages, sometimes as a key element of the story. Here are a collection of them, with … Continue reading

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Sling donations

We have been overwhelmed with the response to our request for slings to use in our upcoming photoshoot. Here are some of the donations we’ve had: Becky, creator of the Cot 2 Tot Wrap says: “As a stay at home … Continue reading

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International Babywearing Conference Journal #2

Sunday 1st July, Washington DC The third day of the International Babywearing Conference started with another morning packed full of workshops. In Free Form Wrapping, Kelly Laffin of the Canadian Babywearing School talked everyone through the principles of using a woven … Continue reading

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International Babywearing Conference Journal

Saturday 30th June, Washington DC The second day of the International Babywearing Conference and a more leisurely start to the day. Today the conference was also open to the public for some special public workshops so even more babywearers and babywearers-to-be … Continue reading

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Check your TICKS

An outdated version of TICKS, the safety checklist devised by the UK Sling Manufacturers & Retailers Consortium, is appearing in a few places. The older version has the words ‘Supported Straight Back’ at the top (by the final tick) rather than the … Continue reading

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Babywearing Dolls

We know that a babywearing doll is one of the most useful resources for Peer Supporters & Consultants. We have been able to source a small number of weighted dolls which we can supply to those of you who’ve trained … Continue reading

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TIPS 2012 Sling Test Results

We are very excited to announce the publication of the results of the 2012 TIPS sling test. TIPS Limited independently tests products for babes and parents using their parent tester panels. The School of Babywearing was pleased to be able … Continue reading

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Babywearing Peer Support Training – London, August 2012

Would you like to learn more about carrying babies in a wide range of slings and carriers? Do you help parents choose and use a baby sling? Do you run a sling library or babywearing group? Then come and join … Continue reading

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Using Slings During Labour And Birth – Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, Nov 2012

This one-day workshop uncovers how slings can be used in pregnancy, labour and birth to support the mother and baby. It is based on the uses of rebozos in Mexico. Once you’ve completed this unit you will be able to … Continue reading

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