Monthly Archives: June 2020

  1. Top Tip Tuesday - Pelvic Tilt

    Top Tip Tuesday

     

     

    Last week we discussed the importance of a pelvic tilt, many people asked how to do it.

    So this video shows you how to ensure this in a front and back carry.

    Front carry - put your hands between baby and sling, scoop round the hips forwards. This brings the hips towards you. Ensuring knees are higher and bum is lower. This in turn ensures the natural curve of babies spine.

    For a back carry - reach behind, tilt pelvis up towards you, bringing knees higher. You can see I lift the bum to ensure the waistband is flat and horizontal. If baby is sat into the waistband this can effect position.

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  2. Friday Feature With The Wompat - Video

    Friday Feature With The Wompat - Video

     

     

    This week we look at the Wompat carrier. This video shows how you can front carry with cross straps pre clipped.

     

    This video shows how you can front carry with the cross straps pre-clipped. This is a great option if you are in a rush or want to put the carrier on before going out. Just ensure to get the panel right up and adjusted before tightening.

     

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  3. The Best Lightweight Baby Carriers and Baby Slings For 2020

    The Best Lightweight Baby Carriers and Slings For 2020

     

    So summer is finally here! Summer is fun, I love summer; although having said that, anything over 20C I find a bit melty. And that's even before I start babywearing! But there's nothing better than being out in the sunshine with your wee one in a sling, chatting away and having fun together, pointing out the sights and sounds.

    It goes without saying that it can take a little bit of extra thought and effort when babywearing in summer, and choosing the right baby carrier can make all the difference.

    Baby carriers that work well in summer and / or warmer weather generally speaking fall into 2 categories:

    • those that are lighter / less structured, and therefore naturally cooler in themselves,
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  4. Friday Feature With The Isara Quick - Video

    Friday Feature With The Isara Quick - Video

     

     

    This week we are looking at the Isara Quick, an exciting new adjustable half buckle carrier!

     

    Let's look at some of the amazing features:

     

    • Padded waist belt with safety buckle, adjustable to all sizes.
    • Broad, padded, crossable shoulder straps.
    • Suitable from newborn to toddler (3kgs - 18kgs).
    • t’s an easy-to-put-on alternative to a buckle carrier.
    • Soft body panel for baby with integrated adjustable head support.

     

    Watch the video to see it in action in all positions!

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  5. Isara The One Baby Carrier Review

    Isara The One Review

    The Isara The One is a full buckle, fully adjustable baby carrier. It's suitable from newborn to preschool, and when we say it's suitable from newborn to preschool we really mean it!

    The weight limit is from just under 7lbs to 44lbs! It's a lovely soft carrier without feeling too bulky even with a small baby.

    The waistband doesn't feel too thick and the padding is not too stiff so sits comfortably, the width adjusts easily on a slider with velcro.

    The panel is well made with a great amount of soft padding at babies knee area, it has two hooks tucked away to attach the toddler extenders.

    The panel height is easily adjusted to fit baby with webbing, and in the same clip you can adjust the strap length as needed.

    The straps are quite narrow, more than other carriers but we find them nice and comfy, again lovely soft padding so not too

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  6. Tula Explore Baby Carrier Review

    Tula Explore Baby Carrier Review

    Tula Explore

    What Is The Tula Explore?

    The Tula Explore is a multi-position, adjustable baby carrier that brings together the newborn-suitable features of the Tula Free To Grow Carrier, and the world-facing features that many parents desire, in a single, fantastic carrier.

    Completely adjustable from newborn, the seat area narrows across the width and height for younger babies and adjusts with them as they grow. There is a little padding at the knee for added comfort for baby. It is an ergonomic

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  7. What To Wear When Babywearing - Summer Edition

    What To Wear When Babywearing - Summer Edition

    What to wear when babywearing Summer Edition

     

    Short but sweet summertime. Long days, blue skies, green grass, and hopefully some sunshine wherever you are!

    With the gorgeous sunshine and blue skies comes warmth. Warmth is good; we love warmth and it makes us feel good. Sometimes though, it’s warmer than warm - it’s hot or even super-hot. So how to carry your baby in the heat - here are some top tips from our experts!

    Babywearing in the heat - how to dress, indoors and out.

    Indoors

    Dress baby down at home, particularly if you run warm. Your little one can be dressed in only a vest or nappy (especially if using a stretchy wra

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  8. Friday Feature With The Tula Free To Grow Video

    Friday Feature With The Tula Free To Grow Video

     

     

    Each Friday we look at a specific baby sling or baby carrier in detail, and this week it's the

      Tula Free To Grow.

     

    Let's look at some of the amazing features of the Tula Free To Grow:

    • Suitable from newborn to toddler (7 lbs - 45 lbs).
    • Body panel adjusts in three width settings and two height settings to allow for an ergonomic snug position as your baby grows, supporting safe development for baby’s body.
    • Dual-adjustable p
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