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Travelling with Babies? How to survive long journeys.

Travelling with babies can be daunting; juggling being out of your normal routine and without your home comforts is difficult enough, and that’s before you try working out how on earth you’re going to carry everything! Babywearing is a great way to make travelling with babies lighter and easier, but that’s not all you need…

London’s Baby Carrier Store opens this week in SW17

The new Wear My Baby Boutique opens this week in Tooting, SW17. London’s only baby carrier store, it offers a fantastic full-time service for families. Our new store follows in the footsteps of our pop up store in Streatham, which ran for the last 9 months. And now our new ‘baby’ has arrived! Opening our…

London’s New Baby Carrier Store is coming soon!

In a few weeks Wear My Baby is getting a new home. We are opening a permanent, full-time babywearing shop! Stocking a gorgeous range of baby carriers, wraps, clothing, gifts, and accessories, you’ll be able to hire our carriers to make sure it’s love before you buy. Open 5 days a week to start with,…

The Buggy Park: How a Bike Lock Changed My Life

If you love carrying you can find ingenious ways to work it into your day. Baby carriers and buggies are both amazing parenting tools –  and you don’t have to choose between being a ‘sling person’ or a ‘buggy person.’ As my baby gets bigger and bigger, friends (and total strangers) often pitch in with…

What is the best baby carrier for hot weather?

There are plenty of baby carriers that are marketed as ‘stay-cool’ summer essentials. But you may not need to buy an entirely new sling or carrier specifically for use in hot weather. It might just be a question of following good advice on safe, comfortable summer babywearing  to make your current sling work for you. If you are looking…

Ergobaby Omni 360 Review

Ergobaby carriers really are the bee’s 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, the Adapt and now the Ergobaby Omni 360 and Ergobaby Omni…

Wear My Baby Letchworth opens this week

Wear My Baby Letchworth launches today as Tammy Nissim joins the Wear My Baby team as an Associate Consultant. Tammy’s passion for babywearing began when she carried her newborn daughter home from hospital in a stretchy wrap.  Using it didn’t come naturally so she sought help from a babywearing Consultant. It gave her the confidence to…

Izmi Wrap Review

Stretchy wraps are all the same, right? Think again. The creators of the Izmi Baby Carrier have gone and created one of the best stretchy wraps on the market. Yes, I know I often get excited by stretchy wraps, but this one really is something special. Here’s why.   YOU CAN TIE IT ON AND…

Taking A Walk On the Wild Side: Alison’s Babywearing Story

Alison Brewerton is mum to 7-month-old Oriana. A professional dancer, Alison has set up a walking group for new parents in Kent and South East London and is carving out a new career in fitness supporting new and expectant mums. Here she tells us about her plans, what’s inspired her –  and the difference that…

Carry Me Home: Tammy’s Babywearing Story

“What would Mr Carson say?” It’s nearly midnight on a sweltering summer’s night at London’s St George’s Hospital. My midwife and my partner Mat burst out laughing. I laugh too. Why am I blabbing about Mr Carson? I’d spent the early hours of labour binge-watching Downton Abbey and it seems the gas and air has…

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!…

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