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Carry on dad, why a sling or carrier can be a great gift for a dad and better than socks.

Carry on Dad! For a Father’s Day gift that knocks socks off socks

It’s that time of year again, when dads all over the country are recognised for their efforts with socks, personalised mugs and …well…..that’s about it! Read on to find out why a sling or carrier could be the most useful and thoughtful gift for the dad of a newborn baby, toddler of even a soon-to-be…
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10 PRACTICAL TIPS FOR PARENTS WITH A REFLUX BABY

Reflux baby – 10 Practical tips for parents

If you have a baby with reflux, you will know how tough it can be. It is thought that one in five babies suffers from reflux, and as long as they gain weight appropriately it is usually a case of managing symptoms, and waiting for the baby to grow out of it. Symptoms of Reflux…
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ARE SLINGS AND CARRIERS FOR BABIES A WASTE OF MONEY

Are slings and carriers for babies a waste of money?

Has someone said this to you when you have mentioned getting a sling or carrier for your child? Have you wandered past them in a department store baby section and promptly passed on by, with a sharp intake of breath? Yes some slings and carriers can be expensive. However I am going to explain how…
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CARRYING IS CONNECTION – HEALING FROM ANTENATAL DEPRESSION

Carrying is Connection – healing from antenatal depression

Most mums-to-be have heard the term Post Natal Depression (PND). However, have you heard of the term Antenatal Depression? This is my story of how antenatal depression affected my pregnancy, and how carrying my son helped me to heal. The first half Up until I was 19 weeks pregnant with my first baby,  things had…
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HOW CAN I CHOOSE A SLING OR CARRIER FOR MY NEWBORN BABY

How can I chose a sling or carrier for my newborn baby?

A sling or baby carrier is now on the shopping list for many expectant parents. They have read about all the benefits of carrying, the practicalities of having your hands free, and perhaps even about how they can reduce crying up to 43 %. And yet choosing the right sling or carrier can be a…
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WHY SHOULD I CONSIDER BOOKING A BABYWEARING CONSULTATION

Why should I consider booking a babywearing Consultation?

You may have come across this website while researching slings, or perhaps someone has suggested that you have a consultation with a Babywearing Consultant. So why might you consider a babywearing consultation? You would like someone to visit you in your own home. As a parent myself I realise that getting of the house at times is…
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