Many of us naturally will carry baby on our hips when carrying in arms, as doing so gives one arm free for making lunch and puts baby in a position where they can see what we are doing and and chat to us while we potter about. Ever wondered if you can carry your babyContinue reading "How to do a Hip Carry with a Buckle carrier"
Carrying your child on your back can be truly freeing! Back carries completely free up your hands to get on and get stuff done, and they are generally more comfortable too as most of us load bear better on our backs than our fronts. Plus once your child is tall enough to see over yourContinue reading "FAQ - How do I get my baby onto my back in a buckle carrier on my own?"
There are a number of Toddler carriers on the market, and confusingly they vary HUGELY between brands! In particular, they vary most in terms of size! Both in terms of how old your baby needs to be before they are big enough and in terms of how long they will last for. The library hasContinue reading "Toddler Carriers Compared"
I am so excited to announce the arrival of Connecta Baby Carriers for sale at Sheen Slings. They join our small but growing number of slings for purchase from consultations, workshops and sling library sessions.which also include Hana Baby Stretchy wraps, Boba Stretchy wraps, Close Parent Caboo Lite, and Izmi Baby Carriers. Connecta Baby Carriers have long been popular atContinue reading "Our Connecta Stock is here!!"
Today Rachel turns 3 months old, marking the end of the 4th trimester. As she leaves the newborn period behind, these were my favourite carriers to use with her during her newborn phase; 1. Hana Baby stretchy wrap - I just love stretchy wraps for those early days. Super soft, easy to tie, easy to popContinue reading "My favourite Newborn carriers"
One of the best parts of Carry On London for me was the Continuing Professional Development courses - in particular the one on babywearing and disabilities. While something my training touched upon, it was really great to have the opportunity to explore specific circumstances in much greater detail. In particular we looked at adapting carriersContinue reading "Carrying your child with a broken leg (and other special circumstances)"
For me, Connecta Baby carriers are really quite different. Most other buckle carriers in the library are pretty similar in terms of construction. Sure they all have different bells and whistles and all fit slightly differently because of different strap placements, shaping and contouring of the waist belt, straps and carrier body. But really theyContinue reading "Toddler Connecta Review"