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April 25, 2019

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July 4, 2019

Here is a link to a piece I have written via The Luna Hive for Netdoctor

The email reply to my article was  
"Wow you have far exceeded our expectations!" 

Glad to have been able to share information on carrying and the why and how it is so impactful to a mainstream webs...

June 7, 2019

So to start at the beginning, what is a sling?

Well, there really isn't any industry standard with regards to the terminology used. I tend to use the term sling or carrier interchangeably.

The way I use the term is to describe anything that helps you to carry your child...

April 30, 2019

29th April - 5th May 2019 is UK Maternal Mental Health Awareness week, the third annual focus on all aspects of maternal mental health by the Perinatal Mental Health Partnership.

This year's theme is Mums Matter.  It coincides with World Maternal mental health day on Ma...

April 25, 2019

GUIDELINES ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SEDENTARY BEHAVIOUR AND SLEEP FOR CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS OF AGE by WHO

When I read headlines or recommendations or guidelines, I like to know where and how they came into being. What evidence or research or theory was guiding this? 

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March 13, 2019

I offer paid for support along side the many hours I spend volunteering for Dorking NCT (since setting up the library in 2012) and going to various settings to promote carrying and sling use.

It may seem like a lot of money after all a sling will only cost a little bit...

January 30, 2019

The lovely Sophie and Jo have joined forces to set up The Luna Hive - their core purpose is to give women direct access to specialist health and wellness experts, whether that is via blogs, online membership and courses or the online directory of local trusted practiti...

November 19, 2018

I've written a piece on 10 Myths of Carrying for Sakina over at Tranquil Birth. Read it here.

Any more you could add??

Sakina is a postive birth movement facilitator and a KG Hypnobirthing teacher based in South London and runs an online free taster as well as an online...

October 8, 2018

I've written a few posts for others on their websites and businesses to help to spread the word about carrying and the work of consultants and sling libraries to help people to carry their children.

Here is a link to a post on Carrying your Child that was featured on th...

October 8, 2018

I've written a few posts for others on their websites and businesses to help to spread the word about carrying and the work of consultants and sling libraries to help people to carry their children.

This is a link to Carry me home part 2 for international babywearing we...

June 16, 2018

There was a recent post on our consultant facebook group regarding the language for positioning in a sling/carrier and it sparked some interesting conversations around the terminology used.

It really got me thinking about the language we use as consultants and sling lib...