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

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Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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How should I dress my baby when we go out in the cold? Do they need a snowsuit if they’re in a baby carrier? And what do I do if starts raining while they’re in the sling? All very common questions. Here are our top tips for babywearing in the colder months. HOW MANY LAYERS?…

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Best Newborn Baby Carrier

Blog - What's the best sling for a newborn

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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Looking for a sling for your newborn? The choice of newborn baby carrier can be a bit bewildering. There’s a vast array of baby carrier 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,…

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Best Twin Baby Carrier?

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Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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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 –…

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Which Baby Carrier Should I Buy?

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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When I was pregnant with my first baby I bought a nearly-new BabyBjorn ‘miracle carrier’ from Gumtree for £65. It looked comfy and safe. I thought my husband would look very dashing with a baby dangling from his chest. The only problem was working out how to use the bloody thing. By the time I came to…

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My Baby Doesn’t Like Slings

baby crying in a stretchy wrap sling

Emily Williamson

Lead Consultant at Wear My Baby
Emily Williamson is a Lead Consultant and Strategic Advisor at Wear My Baby. She is the creator of the Izmi Baby brand, creator of the South London Sling Library and was one of the first babywearing educators in the UK.
Emily Williamson

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We often hear from parents that their baby doesn’t like their sling or baby carrier. Sometimes they’ve tried three or four slings with no luck. Yet most of the time we’re still able to find a great sling or carrier that is comfy for parents and that baby loves to be in. Pretty much all…

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Why Pay For a Babywearing Consultation?

why pay for a baby wearing consultation

Emily Williamson

Lead Consultant at Wear My Baby
Emily Williamson is a Lead Consultant and Strategic Advisor at Wear My Baby. She is the creator of the Izmi Baby brand, creator of the South London Sling Library and was one of the first babywearing educators in the UK.
Emily Williamson

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We’ve all heard of antenatal classes. Many of us will have tried various different workshops or courses to support our journey to parenthood.  From hypnobirthing and breastfeeding, to baby yoga and sign language… there’s an ever-increasing number of ways we can get help and information.  But it still comes as a surprise to many that…

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What is the Best Baby Carrier for Hot Weather?

Blog - What are the best slings and carriers for summer

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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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 to…

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Facing Out In A Baby Carrier: What You Need To Know

FRONT FACING OUTWARDS BABY CARRIER ERGONOMIC SAFETY ADVICE BABY BJORN OR ERGOBABY

Emily Williamson

Lead Consultant at Wear My Baby
Emily Williamson is a Lead Consultant and Strategic Advisor at Wear My Baby. She is the creator of the Izmi Baby brand, creator of the South London Sling Library and was one of the first babywearing educators in the UK.
Emily Williamson

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Many babies aged 3-6 months start to enjoy looking around them.  At this age, their neck and upper back muscles are strengthening so that they can support and turn their head.  Their eyesight is also improving and so there really is a whole new world for them to look at! One way of helping your…

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How to Use a Ring Sling

how to use a ring sling instructions tutorial video

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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Ring slings are gorgeous. They’re also one of the few styles of baby carrier that are genuinely well suited to carrying both newborns and toddlers. No wonder they’re so popular. They are often touted as quick and easy to use, but in reality, many people find them tricky to get the hang of.  How do…

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The Reality of Reflux : Sonia’s Babywearing Story

Sonia Pinson

Associate Consultant at Wear My Baby
Sonia has been babywearing since her first child was born in 2014. She loves sharing the benefits of carrying with other families and helping them, whatever reasons they have to carry. Sonia is based in Greenwich and covers surrounding areas in south-east and central London.
Sonia Pinson

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I’ve been trying to write our story about babywearing and reflux for a while. I have found it difficult.   I was pregnant with my daughter when I trained as a babywearing consultant. I had this idyllic vision of using lots of beautiful woven wraps and fancy finishes, a great supply of Insta-worthy pictures. Real life…

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How to Carry Twins in a Stretchy Wrap

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Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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How on earth do you carry twins in a stretchy wrap? Well, it’s not as hard as it sounds. And here we show you how. A stretchy wrap is a great way to carry newborn and premature twins. Depending on their size, you may be able to carry twins in this way until they are 2…

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Seven Reasons to Use a Baby Carrier on Holiday

travelling with baby carrier

Tammy Nissim

Associate Consultant at Wear My Baby Letchworth
Tammy is based in Letchworth in north Hertfordshire and covers the surrounding areas. You can get babywearing advice from Tammy by booking a Consultation or joining her at her upcoming Sling Meets. Stay up to date by following the Wear My Baby Letchworth Facebook page.
Tammy Nissim

Never tried a sling? Travelling abroad may be just the ticket to get you started on your babywearing journey. Here are my seven top reasons for using a baby carrier when you’re on holiday, particularly if you’re heading to the airport and boarding a flight to some far away destination. But which sling to take? Seek…

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Travelling with Babies? How to Survive Long Journeys

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Emily Williamson

Lead Consultant at Wear My Baby
Emily Williamson is a Lead Consultant and Strategic Advisor at Wear My Baby. She is the creator of the Izmi Baby brand, creator of the South London Sling Library and was one of the first babywearing educators in the UK.
Emily Williamson

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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…

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Do I Need A Toddler Carrier?

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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Your fast-growing baby is now taking their first steps, and that snuggly carrier that was great form newborn is no longer feeling so supportive.  Here’s how what to know about Toddler carriers and whether you need a Toddler Carrier for your baby… What is a Toddler Carrier? A toddler carrier is simply a carrier that’s…

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Babywearing Safety and Comfort

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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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…

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Back Pain? Osteopathy Helping New Families

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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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…

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Baby Gift Ideas for Christmas 2017

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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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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How to Safely Carry your Newborn Baby in a Stretchy Wrap

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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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. Here’s our handy…

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September’s Tooting Sling Meet & Pop Up Shop

Blog - Join us for Tooting Sling Meet this week

Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah Wallace founded Wear My Baby in 2014. She is an experienced Babywearing Consultant and has trained with Slingababy, the School of Babywearing and L'ecole A Porter.
Hannah Wallace

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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…

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