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The Mini Monkey Mini Sling really is as easy to use as it looks... here is how to use it and all my tips and tricks for mastering this nifty little carrier
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Since I originally reviewed the Mini Monkey TWIN carrier back in 2018, Mini Monkey have updated it to replace the soft denim chambray panel with an even softer, airy mesh fabric. So I thought it was high time for a fresh review! The first thing to say is much of the carrier remains the same. … Continue reading Mini Monkey TWIN Mesh Carrier review
Worried about how baby is sitting in their carrier? Worried about their hips? Or worried about red lines appearing on their legs after being in the carrier? The easiest way to ensure baby is sitting comfortably is to do a 'Pelvic Tilt'. This is where you slip your hands into the carrier and gently tilt … Continue reading How to perform a ‘Pelvic Tilt’ to ensure your baby is sitting comfortably in their baby carrier
What I love about the Melliapis Simple Sling is the material it is made from. Its a 100% cotton, super soft, lightweight muslin material. Which results in a wonderfully soft, very light weight compact sling that is perfect against newborn skin. But what is really magic about this material is that it is deceptively strong. … Continue reading Melliapis Simple Ring Sling Review
Many carriers are sold as fitting from newborn all the way through to toddlerhood. However, some of the adjustments required to truly get this amount of flexibility out of a carrier aren't always obvious or well explained in manuals. In this video I demonstrate how to "shorten" the back panel on a carrier by simply … Continue reading FAQ – Help my carrier is too big for my baby: Fit tips for fitting a newborn baby into a Buckle carrier (shown with the Ergo Omni 360)
Stretchy wraps are amazing. They are super soft, snuggly and one of the best options for a newborn. They are amazingly versatile. They fit all body shapes and sizes because you tie them to yourself and when you find the right carry will work for all newborns because you can adapt them to fit however baby … Continue reading What Can I do with a Stretchy Wrap?
Something I hear over and over again from parents when investigating slings and carriers is that they feel safer with a buckle than tying a knot. They are worried with a knot that they might do it wrong while a buckle just clicks in and then its safe and nothing can go wrong. I totally … Continue reading Knots or Buckles?
The Tula Explore is the first carrier from Tula that offers the option to forward face your baby! See it explained in detail and in action here; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbFEVVZqJdA Key Features of the Tula Explore; It's width and height can be adjusted through poppers which means this carrier doesn't need infant inserts. Manufacturer recommends it … Continue reading Tula Explore Review