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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!…

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…

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