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 to perfect your newborn sling skills, book in for a workshop or consultation with one of Wear My Baby’s experienced consultants.

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Hannah Wallace

Owner & Consultant at Wear My Baby
Hannah founded Wear My Baby in 2014. Having set up Tooting Sling Meet, she went on to train and qualify as a Babywearing Consultant with Slingababy and the School of Babywearing. She has supported over 400 families to find the right baby carrier. She has two boys aged 3 and 1 who have both been carried since birth.

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  1. […] 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 snugly with baby high up on your chest. (See our stretchy wrap safety tips here.) […]

  2. […] See our safety tips for carrying a newborn in a stretchy wrap here. […]

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