Consultations

A private consultation is perfect for anyone who’d like to try out different carriers and receive personalised advice in a more relaxed setting where you’ll receive my full attention without being hurried or needing to wait to be helped.  Those with a new baby, special circumstances or additional needs, those wishing to learn back carrying for the first time or needing help with their pre-existing carrier can find a consultation particularly helpful.

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First go with a woven wrap, and immediately a sleeping baby and a happy mama!

Your consultation can take place in your home or mine, at a time that suits you and your little one best.  Prior to your consultation I will ask you to fill out a questionnaire and we’ll discuss your needs and what you’d most like to get out of the session.  I’ll then specially plan a session as individual as you are! Examples could include (but are by no means limited to!);

  • New parents looking for a complete introduction to baby carriers followed by practise with the carrier that appeals to them most
  • In depth focus on pros and cons of a particular carriers to find the best fit for you
  • Help finding the right solution to a specific need – maybe you have twins, or a child who has additional needs relating to carrying (such as low muscle tone, reflux, hip dysplasia), or you yourself have back pain or an additional need relating to carrying your little one.
  • Those looking for help with a carrier they already own, or help learning a whole new carry with it  – perhaps you’d like support learning to carry your baby on your back.

Whatever your aims, we’ll take as much time as you need practising first with weighted dolls and later with your own child to ensure you walk away completely confident in your new skills.

Cost 

Private consultation in your home for up to 2 hours – £50  (within 5 mile radius of SW14)

Private consultation in my home – £10 per 30 minutes 

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Everything I need for a private consult; a few baby carriers – carefully selected based on my clients preferences, a couple of weighted dolls and a nice cup of tea!

I remember only too well how hard it can be to travel with a young baby, so I will happily travel anywhere within a 5 mile radius for home consult and my travel is included in the price above.  This includes

  • East Sheen,
  • Mortlake
  • Barnes
  • Kew
  • Richmond
  • Twickenham
  • Teddington
  • Isleworth
  • Hounslow
  • Brentford
  • Putney
  • Wandsworth
  • Battersea
  • Southfields
  • Roehampton
  • Hammersmith
  • Fulham
  • Shepherds Bush
  • Chiswick
  • Acton
  • Ealing
  • Ham
  • Kingston
  • Hampton Wick

If you live further a field please feel free to ask, I may be able to travel or better still I maybe able to put you in touch with a sling consultant closer to you.

For consultations in my home, tea/coffee and cake are included!  In addition to full length consults in my home (1-2 hours), I do also offer mini consults of 30 minutes for £10.  These mini consults can be ideal for any one with a quick question about their own carrier, or wishing to hire a particular sling outside of sling library meets.

There is free on street parking at my home and the address is 79 Lower Richmond Road, Mortlake, London, SW14 7HU.

Consultations can be booked at a mutually agreeable time and I am happy to offer appointments at the weekend, weekday evenings after 6.30pm or during the day within school hours (9.15am – 3pm).

At the end of your session

You’ll have the chance to hire any of our carriers, if you’d like to road test them further.  Additionally, we do sell some slings directly and those we don’t sell we can help point you in the direction of where to get them from, and for many we have discount codes available.

Any follow up via email or phone is completely free so there is no need to worry if you forget to ask something during your session.

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