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The Wear My Baby Boutique opens this week in South West London

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, 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 Wear My…

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…

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Top tips for carrying your baby in the cold & wet 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’s my top tips for babywearing in the colder months. As a rough rule of thumb when babywearing, you…

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 Omni 360.…

‘Slinging whilst they’re singing’: Returning to work with my baby

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 19. 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…

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: 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

Guest blog by Hannah King of Harrow Sling Library.  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…