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Sling Libraries, Consultations & Workshops


121 Babywearing Consultations

Our Consultation sessions are run by our Lead Director, Nikki Baillie. Nikki is a SlingaBaby Babywearing Consultant and is passionate about sharing knowledge around all aspects of babywearing to:

  • Promote safe babywearing

  • Build confidence in Parents to wear their babies/children

  • Promote the positive impacts on both Baby & Caregiver

  • Provide advice and the different types of slings, carriers and wraps available

Consultations are run in your own home and last between 1 to 2 hours, depending on you and your babies needs.

If you would like to find out more about consultations please email Nikki at hello@dancelikeamother.com

Babywearing Workshops

Our workshops run with just 6 people and are an affordable way to develop your babywearing knowledge and skills. Please see our ‘Upcoming Events’ Page for details of workshops

Our workshops are:

  • Babywearing 101 (Everything you need to know to get started)

  • Back Carry with Buckles (How to safely and proficiently back carry your child)

  • Wrappers Delight (Woven Workshop)

Sling Libraries

Sling Libraries are a great way to try different types of carriers, wraps & slings before you commit to buying. As we are all different heights, body shapes and have babies of varying ages and size, it’s not a one size fits all for babywearing. Sling Libraries have Peer Support Trained or Consultants available to advice you and show you how to wear safely and correctly.

Most will only charge a minimal fee for you to hire for between 2 to 4 weeks at a time. Please see a list of Sling Libraries in Greater Manchester below.

Please inform the Sling Libraries that you found out about them via Dance Like a Mother

MONDAYS

Bolton & Bury Sling Library & Meet

Every other Monday – Bolton First Friday of Month - Bury https://www.facebook.com/Boltonslingmeet/ http://www.boltonburyslinglibrary.co.uk/

Stockport Sling Library

First Monday of the Month Stockport. https://www.facebook.com/StockportSlingLibrary/

Oldham & Rochdale NCT Sling Library

Every other Monday. https://www.facebook.com/OldhamAndRochdaleNctSlingLibrary https://www.nct.org.uk/branches/otr/sling-library

Chorlton Sling & Social

Third Monday of the Month – Chorlton. https://www.facebook.com/Chorltonslingandsocial/ http://chorltonslingandsocial.com/

wednesdays

Salford Sling & Meet

Every Wednesday – Salford https://www.facebook.com/Salfordslingandmeet/https://salfordslingandmeet.myturn.com/library/

thursdays

South Manchester Natural Parenting Group & Sling Library

Every other Thursday – Hulme https://www.facebook.com/groups/127249404087116/

fridays

Prestwich Sling Library

Every other Friday – Prestwich. https://www.facebook.com/prestwichslinglibrary/

Sale Sling Library

Every Friday – Altrincham. https://www.facebook.com/SaleSlingLibrary/