Brilliant Babywearing Businesses Guide to the Best Baby Carriers and Slings for 2022

Feeling overwhelmed with choice? Check out our Guide to the Best Baby Carriers and Slings on the Market as voted for by Babywearing Consultants and Sling Librarians across the UK.

High Shoulder Carry with a Lightweight Buckle carrier

One of things that I love about being a carrying consultant is that I get to go off manual. I get to apply my knowledge of how carriers work, of infant positioning and development and I can use that to go off piste when needed. A couple weeks ago I had a client come toContinue reading “High Shoulder Carry with a Lightweight Buckle carrier”

When can I start carrying my baby outwards facing?

The answer to this question comes in two parts; When they are developmentally ready When they physically big enough to fit facing forward in the carrier you have for them This can vary a lot from child to child so I will discuss both in depth below to enable you to judge for yourself whenContinue reading “When can I start carrying my baby outwards facing?”

Summer Baby Carriers – My Top Picks for Warm Weather Babywearing

While carrying in warm weather is more about common sense than anything else, there definitely are some carriers that are cooler to wear and fare better as temperatures rise. If you are prone to overheating, live in a warm climate or want a summer friendly baby carrier (or want to hire one from Sheen SlingsContinue reading “Summer Baby Carriers – My Top Picks for Warm Weather Babywearing”

How to do a Hip Carry with a Buckle carrier

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”

FAQ – How do I get my baby onto my back in a buckle carrier on my own?

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?”