South London Slings Workshops

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December, 2017
12 Tue 10am - 11:30am Newborn Workshop (Beckenham)
13 Wed 10am - 11am Carrying Clinic - Advice, Fitting & Hires (Beckenham)
    10am - 11:30am Private Consultation (Lewisham)
14 Thu 10:30am - 12pm Back Carrying Workshop (Tooting/Streatham)
    1pm - 2:30pm Newborn Workshop (Tooting/Streatham)
    3:30pm - 5pm Bigger Babies Workshop (Tooting/Streatham)
15 Fri 10am - 11:30am Private Consultation (Lewisham)
    1pm - 2:30pm Private Consultation (Lewisham)
18 Mon 10am - 11:30am Private Consultation or Workshop (Beckenham)
    1pm - 2:30pm Private Consultation or Workshop (Beckenham)
19 Tue 1pm - 2pm Carrying Clinic - Advice, Fitting & Hires (Beckenham)
20 Wed 11am - 12:30pm Private Consultation (Lewisham)
    1pm - 2pm Carrying Clinic - Advice, Fitting & Hires (Beckenham)
    1pm - 2:30pm Private Consultation (Lewisham)
21 Thu 1pm - 2:30pm Bigger Babies Workshop (Tooting/Streatham)
    3pm - 4:30pm Private Consultation (Lewisham)
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Back Carrying in Soft Structured Carriers and Meh Dais (Beckenham)

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 10am - 11:30am

  • Bookings are now closed for this event.

Back Carrying Workshop

A carrying workshop run by our experienced and knowledgeable babywearing consultant Emily. This workshop is suitable for babies who are aged 6 months or sitting unaided.

Cost: From £20 per baby

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours - please arrive before the workshop start time.

Format: Workshop up to 4 babies

Suitable for: Babies who are aged 6 months or who are sitting fully unaided. Whilst we are happy to help parents who have never carried before, prior experience of using a sling or carrier on your front or hip may be an advantage.

What we’ll cover: This workshop will introduce you to the principles of safe, comfortable back carrying using Soft Structured Carriers and Mei Tais. You’ll find out how to safely get your baby onto your back, practicing with a weighted doll first, and get personalised tips for a safe, comfortable carry. You’ll try out at least two types of carrier using your baby and/or a weighted doll, and get the chance to ask questions and find out about other carrying options too! At the end of the session you will have the chance to hire or buy slings and carriers from us and will benefit from a special workshop discount on all product purchases made on the day. (Please note that Woven Wraps will not be covered at this workshop; for back carrying in Woven Wraps please book onto our dedicated Back Carrying in Woven Wraps workshop.)

We will plan for there to be enough of each type of sling and carrier for every baby present, though the actual brands present will vary from session to session depending on Sling Library stock availability. If you would like to see or try a specific brand then please let us know and we’ll do our best to accommodate if available.

Payments and Bookings: Sessions cost £20 per adult with a baby, or £30 for 2 adults and one baby. Each session is for a maximum of 4 babies, with 1 or 2 adults per baby. Places must be booked and paid for in advance by PayPal or bank transfer

CANCELLATION POLICY: We have a 48 hour cancellation policy - advice session slots missed or cancelled less than 48 hours in advance incur full fees and we are not able to refund or transfer your booking. We completely understand that babies are unpredictable, however, as our sessions are often fully booked with a waiting list, missed slots that are not cancelled in advance mean that someone else has missed out.