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  • 15 Jun 2015

    The Stomping Ground

    How two mums in Suffolk used their skills to set up a community café and babywearing space for parents of young children. THE STOMPING GROUND IN IPSWICH IS A social enterprise – a centre, set up to support families in Suffolk. This haven provides free support groups, classes, a shop and a café. […] more

  • 15 Jun 2015

    Sling Libraries

    Nyssa Rampling started up Lowestoft Sling Library several years ago supporting local baby wearing mums. MY SLING JOURNEY BEGAN IN 2010 when I first carried my new baby daughter. I loved it. The closeness, being hands-free, not having to pick up, put down, load and unload the pushchair. When she was a bit older I found an online forum and then the world of babywearing opened up to me! […] more

  • 15 Jun 2015

    Babywearing questions answered

    There are so many slings on the market now, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by choice. But there are also lots of fantastic experts willing to offer their own experiences of babywearing. […] more

  • 15 Jun 2015

    How to make your own mei tai sling

    Love baby wearing and want to try making your own sling? In this picture tutorial, Sarah Beverton shows us how to make a simple Mei Tai. Of course your new sling hasn't been tested in the same way as bought ones might be so caution is always required but this is a basic rule of any babywearing. Once you've mastered the basic design you can adapt it to suit your own needs and embellish to your heart's content giving you a truly original set of slings! Happy making! […] more

  • 1 Jun 2015

    Kangeroo Care

    The first three months of a baby’s life have also been referred to as the “fourth trimester”, as it is felt that this trimester is an extension of life from the womb. For the past 38 weeks baby never knew hunger, could always hear mummy’s heartbeat and was always rocked. It may take a while to adjust to life on the outside, and baby wrap slings help with that transition! Shabs Kwofie of shares all the benefits and research behind baby wearing with your newborn. […] more

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