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Mamaruga Zensling Review

A super-soft baby carrier made from stretchy fabric, the Mamaruga Zensling is perfect for newborns to 2 years+. Made by family-run, eco-conscious brand Mamaruga, this is one of our new favourites! What’s the best baby carrier for a newborn? I’m asked this a lot. Stretchy wraps are often our top recommendation for baby’s first months.…

Babywearing Safety and Comfort

How your baby carrier is used is just as important as which one you choose. Here are some tips for ensuring babywearing safety and comfort for you and your newborn.   “IT’S NOT WHAT YOU WEAR, IT’S THE WAY THAT YOU WEAR IT…”   So they say, and it’s true of baby carriers, too. Lots of…

Ergobaby Aura Baby Wrap Review

The Ergobaby Aura, is a pretty impressive stretchy baby wrap. Here’s the lowdown.   ERGOBABY AURA CAN BE USED FROM DAY ONE   This truly is a newborn baby wrap. It’s suitable from day one and will softly mould around your new baby’s body, supporting their entire physiology. Like all slings, it’s designed to fit…

Back Pain? Osteopathy Helping New Families

The majority of new parents we meet at Wear My Baby are experiencing some combinations of bad backs, aching shoulders and other uncomfortable niggles. Holding baby, feeding baby, lifting heavy car seats – not to mention readjustment and recovery from pregnancy and birth – all take their toll. A well-fitted baby carrier can support a…

Baby Gift Ideas for Christmas 2017

Need to buy a baby gift this Christmas? Is there a new mum or dad you’d love to treat this festive season? Or do you just fancy giving yourself a special present this Christmas? Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find something special in our Christmas baby gift guide 2017, full of all things sling related!…

Best Twin Baby Carrier?

Wear My Baby has supported many parents and expectant parents of twins and multiples to carry their babies. Often parents of twins are happy to carry one each most of the time, or carry one and have the other in a buggy. But many parents LOVE having the option to carry both at once –…

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Top Tips for Using Slings in Cold Weather

Do babies get cold in slings? Do I need a babywearing coat? What about a baby carrier cover for when it’s raining?  How should I dress my baby when we go out in the cold? All very common questions. Here are my top tips for babywearing in the colder months.   HOW MANY LAYERS?  …

London’s Specialist Baby Carrier Shop: The Wear My Baby Boutique Opens this Week

This Thursday London’s specialist baby carrier shop, the Wear My Baby Boutique, opens in South West London offering a fantastic new service for families. You can come and browse our bestselling slings, baby carriers and accessories on Thursdays, 10am-6pm, and book in for expert advice on how to safely wear your baby. We’ll have over 20…

Clapham Pregnancy & Baby Show: Book your FREE tickets now

Free tickets, anyone?   The Clapham Pregnancy and Baby Show is your annual one-stop-shop for all things birth and baby related in South West London.   You’ll get to meet local, independent services helping you along from the very early days of pregnancy to early toddler years. Midwives, doulas, therapists, antenatal teachers, swimming instructors…. and…

Midwife Rebecca Ford Joins the Wear My Baby Team

Wear My Baby Beckenham launches this week as Rebecca Ford, a midwife and mum of 3,  joins our stellar team of Consultants. Rebecca’s appreciation of slings began as a professional one, seeing the wonderful impact it had on both the newborn and parents in her care. Her appreciation became all the more personal with the…

Ergobaby Omni 360 Review

Ergobaby carriers really are the bees knees. Tried, tested and trusted, they are a top choice for many new parents. The Ergobaby Original brought ergonomic baby carriers to the masses in the early noughties. In recent years new models have been released: the Performance, the 360, last years’ Adapt and this autumn, the Ergobaby Omni 360.…

Returning to Work with My Baby: ‘Slinging Whilst They’re Singing’

I direct musicals. This is definitely the best job in the world. I recently directed a show in Leicester for the National Youth Music Theatre, with a cast of 29 and an orchestra of nineteen. When I was pregnant with Finn I accepted this job knowing that it would have me going back into rehearsal…

The JPMBB PhysioCarrier Review

The Je Porte Mon Bebe (JPMBB) Physiocarrier is one of the cleverest and most underrated baby carriers around for little ones and toddlers up to 20kg. Plenty of carriers on the market have similar features: buckles so you can just click and go, and lots of padding to keep you comfy. Many of our families come…

Wear My Baby Greenwich Launches Today

We are delighted to announce the opening of Wear My Baby Greenwich, as Sonia Pinson joins the Wear My Baby team. Sonia Pinson has been babywearing since her first child was born in 2014. She loved the extra cuddles and the beautiful fabrics, but it was with her second child, who needed to be held upright…

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…