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Wear My Baby opens in Canterbury & Reading

We are delighted to announce the opening of Wear My Baby Reading and Wear My Baby Canterbury! Katie Meakin, owner of Jacq and Rose, and Soshanna Taryn Shari Hayhoe of East Kent Slings join our team of brilliant consultants this week. They’ll be offering consultations, workshops and pop ups in the Reading and East Kent…

How to safely carry your newborn baby in a stretchy wrap

First time mum Emma and baby Rafe recently came to see us for a consultation in Tooting. This was their first time putting on a sling on their own. Don’t they look great?! When you wear your newborn in a stretchy wrap, always keep in mind these important safety and comfort checks. If you want…

September’s Tooting Sling Meet & Pop Up Shop

The next Tooting Sling Meet & Pop Up Shop is on Monday 4 September, 10am-12pm, held at Wear My Baby HQ in Tooting, London SW17 9QU. Join us for: Coffee, cake and babywearing chat Friendly local parents and parents-to-be 80+ slings, wraps and baby carriers to try out Free fitting and sling troubleshooting service Suggested donation is…

Introduction to Babywearing For Expectant Parents: Book Now!

Introduction to Babywearing  for Expectant Parents The Trafalgar Arms, 148-156 Tooting High St, London SW17 0RT 7pm-9pm Monday 17 July Monday 21 August Monday 18 September Are you an expectant parent? Thinking of getting a sling or baby carrier ? Join us for a relaxed evening workshop and we’ll tell you all you need to know. You’ll…

What’s the best sling for a newborn?

Looking for a sling for your newborn? The choice can be a bit bewildering. There’s a vast array of brands that advertise their products as ‘perfect’ for newborns, so where on earth do you start? Choosing a sling or baby carrier is a lot like choosing shoes: it’s about a good fit, personal preference, and always worth trying…

May’s Tooting Sling Meet

The next Tooting Sling Meet is on Thursday 25th May, 10am-12pm, held at Wear My Baby HQ in Tooting, London SW17 9QU. Join us for: Tea, cake and babywearing chat Friendly local parents and parents-to-be 70+ slings, wraps and baby carriers to try out Free fitting and sling troubleshooting service Suggested donation is just £2 per…

Izmi Baby Carrier: Review

I’ve recently had the opportunity to get to know the Izmi Baby Carrier in great detail, helping new parents road test it at the Baby and Toddler Show last month. They left their pushchairs with the Izmi team, had an Izmi fitted by our team of consultants and went for a wander round the show…

Hannah King joins the Wear My Baby family!

We are delighted to announce our newest addition to the Wear My Baby family this week. Not another baby, but another Consultant (also called Hannah), Hannah King! Hannah will be offering Consultations and workshops from her base in Harrow, North West London. So you can now get babywearing support from Wear My Baby in South London,…

NOW RECRUITING: Babywearers needed to test a new stretchy wrap

Do you have a baby age 0-6 months? Are you currently using a stretchy wrap at least several times a week? Can you join us in South West London (Tooting) on the 3rd or 8th February? Do you want to be part of a team to test out a new product from a leading international baby…

Join us for Tooting Sling Meet this week

January Tooting Sling Meet The next Tooting Sling Meet is on Thursday 19th January, 10am-12pm, at the usual venue on Seely Road (please contact us for the full address if you have not been before.) Come along for some cake, a cuppa, babywearing chat and a chance to try on over 60 different baby carriers, wraps and…

Lara & Ollie: Stylish baby-proof jewellery

Teething necklaces: Brighten up your Mum Wardrobe while safely occupying your teething baby. Once you have a baby, wearing jewellery becomes a risky business. Necklaces will be grabbed, earrings yanked and watches chewed on. If you’re wearing your baby in a sling, at some point you’ll be subjected to having your hair grabbed with gusto and your…

Top tips for babywearing in cold weather

How can I keep my  baby warm in a sling now it’s getting colder? What are they supposed to wear when you go outside? What are you supposed to do when it rains? All very common questions. Here are my top tips for babywearing in the colder months. As a rough rule of thumb when babywearing,…