Here is a list of companies that make and sell stretchy wraps. Most are available from retailers in the UK, some directly from the manufacturers.
UK and Ireland
Rest of World
Here is a list of companies that make and sell stretchy wraps. Most are available from retailers in the UK, some directly from the manufacturers.
UK and Ireland
Rest of World
Safe babywearing is always the first and foremost consideration when using any kind of sling or carrier. Always keep your baby safe and close to you, with an unobstructed airway and good head support. The TICKS guidelines and the ABC reminders are the most well-known guides to good positioning in any carrier and will help you to feel confident that your baby is well protected.
We hope these links will help you on your journey to positive, enjoyable and safe babywearing!
You can download the TICKS here http://babyslingsafety.co.uk/
Here is an article about sling safety with young babies (the group most at risk) written by Rosie, a GP and BABI registered babywearing consultant.
Here is what the BCIA has to say on the subject.
Here is an excellent safety leaflet made by a group of French Babywearing Consultants and translated by Slingababy.
Here is a list of common places online to find pre-loved slings (second-hand) for sale or trade (FSOT).
Natural Mamas FSOT forum
The Babywearer FSOT forum (US)
Babywearing FSOT (Facebook)
Slings and Things FSOT (Facebook)
Affordable Baby Slings for Sale or Swap (Facebook)
Slings for Sale, New and Pre-loved (Facebook)
SSC FSOT (Facebook)
Please note we advise caution when buying from eBay, some reputable brands have been counterfeited and it can be very difficult to know what you are getting. Moby, Ergo and Beco all have known fake versions. See here for an excellent article from the South London Sling Library
about fake and illegal carriers.
Safe buying – we recommend only using the “goods and services” option when paying for anything with paypal, to ensure protection should your purchase be unsatisfactory for any reason. Always be cautious and check seller feedback before parting with your money, and remember, buyer beware!
Please read this helpful article from the West Yorkshire Sling Library on second hand buying, and remember, every sling library will try to help you make the most of your carrier, as much as they are able.
Here is our Contact section. If you have a query or would like to be added to these lists, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us here with the relevant information and we will get back to you!
Comments or questions are welcome.
Parents often want to know where their local sling advice resources can be found, to get some help with carrying their baby safely. Personal support can be invaluable when it comes to getting to grips with using and enjoying a sling. Here is a Google Map of all the places in the UK and Ireland where you can get trained help with slings and carriers. www.tinyurl.com/slingmap It contains the details of
Simply enter your location on the map and find the nearest markers! (If your local sling resource is not here, please contact us for them to be added!) Not sure what a babywearing consultant is or how they can help you? Melissa from Tribal Babies explains more here. Alternatively, scroll through the areas below. If you press the CTRL key and F, a little Find box should appear for you to type in your area
Tyne and Wear Slings (SNOTT) Library Run by Carrie Roberts (babywearing consultant)
SNOTT (Slings North of the Tyne) Library Run by Jenny Drummond (babywearing consultant)
Every Sling Has a Story Sling Library and Consultancy
Parenting North East – (includes Newcastle Sling School) Not for profit supporting local babywearing services and running workshops every 2nd Wednesday (see facebook page for details). www.facebook.com/Parentingnortheast
Lizzie Earl, Consultant, (School of Babywearing) 52 Nilverton Avenue, Sunderland SR2 7TS, 07842887543
Sunderland Sling Library and Sunderland Sling Meet
Durham Sling and Nappy Meet
Durham Sling and Nappy Meet
3rd Thursday of month, Durham royal county (Marriott), Old Elvet, Durham City 10-12
Samantha Townsend, Consultant (School of Babywearing) based in Shildon
South Durham Sling Library meet at The Gretna Green Hotel Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6JG, FB Group “Slings and Stuff South Durham” for up to date info on next meet date
Ali Say, BirthSpring, Babywearing Consultancy
Contact: Ali Say Phone: 01434 689929 Text: 07843 238139
NCT Hexham & Tynedale Sling Library
Co-ordinator: Ali Say Phone: 01434 689929 Text: 07843 238139
Carlisle Sling Library
Fb link https://www.facebook.com/
Meets are first and third Saturday of the month. Run by Jo Hymers,
slingababy trained consultant. One to ones and workshops also
Babywearing Association of Barrow
Piggy Lane Sure Start Centre
Top of Bath Street
A local babywearing meet up with 2 trained peer supporters offering free advice and free basic sling hire
Ulverston Breastfeeding Support Group and Sling Library
Together we carry
run sling meets and library hire every two weeks within the whitehaven and workington area, we are passionate about babywearing. We have a small selection of slings of all kinds to hire and aim to keep growing.
Postcode: ca28 9hz
Morecambe Bay Slings
Every Thursday 10-1pm at the Cornerstone Cafe LA1 1PX and every 4th Saturday 10-1 in the cafe at the storey institute.
Fylde Coast Sling Meet
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at wyreside cafe in Stanah.(FY5 5LR)
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at Dahlia’s Kitchen in
Blackpool, south shore (FY4 5LB).
Preston Sling Meet
run by Judith Loughlin and Jackie Power
We meet every Monday from 10am til 12pm at Riverbank Children’s Centre, Brieryfield Rd, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8SR.
West Pennine Slings Regular library meets in Darwen, Blackburn and Clitheroe
Katrina Shepherd, Hold Close – BABI registered Consultant (Trageschule, School of Babywearing)
Wibke Hott, BABI registered consultant (Trageschule, Slingababy)
The Owl Tree and Wirral Sling Library
The Owl Tree & Wirral Sling Library
Your local sling library, toy shop, community family health and wellbeing centre
70 Market Street Birkenhead CH41 5BT
t: 0151 – 792 2907 m: 07751 – 888 082
Lynsey Morgan, BABI registered Consultant (Slingababy) Liverpool Sling Library and Halton Sling Library (Website under construction, 07590115303)
Halton Sling Library (website under construction) held at No 46 Parklands, Widnes WA8 4BQ
Chorley and Leyland NCT Sling Library
Contact e-mail – email@example.com
Facebook address -https://www.facebook.com/nctchorleyandleylandslinglibrary/
Text – A monthly sling library run by trained volunteers of the Chorley & Leyland Branch of the NCT.
Amanda Brooks, Brooks Babywearing Consultancy. BABI registered Consultant (Slingababy, School of Babywearing)
Chester Sling Library Cheshire Cat, Christleton. Every Monday 11-2 (except bank holidays)
Congleton Sling Library
Run by Nicolle Green, Consultant
South Cheshire Babywearers
Covering Crewe and Nantwich
Ellie Thouret, Babywearing Consultant
Workshops, 121s, meets and pro bono work.
Run by Ellie Thouret, a qualified and experienced babywearing
consultant who has trained with School of Babywearing and Slingababy.
Shoshanah Cohen, Babywearing Consultant
South Manchester Natural Parenting Group & Sling Library
www.facebook.com/groups/127249404087116/ Social group and sling meet twice a month alternating between Thursdays and Sundays
Sling Start UK – Southend and Rochford Area
Sling library and Babywearing Consultancy in the Southend & Rochford area. Offering workshops, sling meets and private consultations as well as sling library services Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/SlingStartUK/ https://slingstart.myturn.com/library/ .
Prestwich and North Manchester Sling library
Run by Sian Crosby and Emma Rosenthal, we are both Trageschule trained babywearing consultants. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, 1.30 – 2.30, at St Paul’s Church, Moor Lane, M7 3WX. We don’t have a website but do have a Facebook page (Prestwich and North Manchester Sling library). Email
Address is email@example.com and my contact no is 07710796023.
Rachael Cunliffe, Kangarinos, BABI registered consultant
Marie Brittenden, BABI registered consultant
Selby NCT Sling Library
Available on last Friday of the month at Selby North Children’s Centre (10-12)
Nicola Lawson, BABI registered Consultant
The West Yorkshire Sling Library
Teresa Denny, CarryMoor Slings Consultant (School of Babywearing)
CarryMoor Sling Meet
Weekly drop-in service every Tuesday in Ilkley.
Two weekly slingmeet in Harrogate on a Sunday
Monthly drop-in in Keighley
Monthly slingmeet in Skipton
Monthly drop-in in Shipley
Rosie Knowles, Sheffield Sling Surgery and Library, BABI registered consultant (Slingababy, Trageschule, Je Porte Mon Bebe) Library sessions in the city centre (Slings in the City) and at home alternate Mondays and Saturdays (S11) and Monday am 4th Trimester group)
FB group www.facebook.com/groups/virtualslingsurgery
Sheffield Slings Sling Meet with demo library regular sling meets around the city, also in Rotherham, informal social meets throughout the week
Stocksbridge Sling Meet
One Wednesday a month, with a sling library service
Carry Ar Kid Barnsley Sling Library
NCT Doncaster Babywearing and Sling Library
Chesterfield Sling Library
Library sessions run fortnightly on a Friday morning, 9-11am at Holme Hall Children’s Centre S40 4RL
Extended services are offered via our consultancy Ways to Carry
Friends of Chesterfield Sling Library group
Kate Jack, Ways to Carry
Dronfield Sling Meet 2nd Tues of month 1-2.30pm at the Hub Cafe on Chesterfield Rd S18 2XE
APUK Derby Group, Demo Library , Wirksworth, Ilkeston, Derby
High Peak Slings (Sling Meet) Alternate Saturdays in New Mills
Matlock Sling Library
We run fortnightly on a Monday afternoon at Matlock Children’s Centre,
School Rd, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3DS
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/
run by Azizah Attard and Emma Palmer.
Azizah is a Babywearing Consultant (Die Trageschule and the School of Babywearing UK.)
Emma is also a Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy and Born to Carry.)
10am-12pm, Every 2nd Thursday of the month, The Corner, Stoney Street, Lace Market, Nottingham
Sarah Woodward, BABI registered consultant, Snuglibub
Newark Sling and Cloth Nappy Library
We meet the 2nd Wednesday of every month 10am-12pm
Hawtonville & Balderton Children’s Centre
Oliver Quibell Site
We meet once a fortnight on a Monday, held at the Edge Children Centre Dalby Road Melton MowbrayLeicestershire LE13 0BQ
Grantham Sling Library
Victoria Percival, Consultant (School of Babywearing)
Lincoln(shire) Sling Library
Mumaroo – North Lincolnshire Sling Library
1st Friday Monthly – Immingham Childrens Centre – 10.30am – 12.30pm
2nd Thursday Monthly – Cafe IndiePendent Scunthorpe – 11am – 1pm
2nd Friday Monthly – Scartho Childrens Centre, Grimsby – 1pm – 3pm
3rd Friday Monthly – Immingham Childrens Centre – 10.30am – 12.30pm
4th Friday Monthly – Highgate Childrens Centre, Cleethorpes – 10am – 12pm
Mama Egg is a sling & nappy meet & library, meeting throughout the
month in Stamford, Oakham, and Wittering, with more venues being
Tabitha and Amanda are both trained babywearing peer supporters (Born
Mama Egg see listing above.
Amy Truman, BABI registered consultant (Trageschule)
Birmingham Sling Library and Sling Meet Birmingham Sling Library Meets are held at SixEight café on the second Tuesday and last Thursday of each month. Library sessions on 1st & 3rd Fridays in Erdington
NCT Lichfield and Tamworth Sling Library
North Warwickshire Sling Library (Nuneaton Sling Meet)
Rugby Sling Meet
Peer to peer event; www.facebook.com/groups/337191456406385/
Coventry Sling Meet and Library
Emily Taylor, Gillian Ryan, Hayley Standell, and El Molloy- Slingababy trained consultants
Our website is coventryslings.co.uk
Angela Mansfield, Jelly Bean Slings Babywearing Consultant
Jelly Bean Slings Sling Library
Warwickshire Sling-Info Meet
NCT North Staffordshire natural parenting group & sling meet
Meets 3rd Thursday of every month, 1-3pm, Endon scout hut (behind Dr’s & hearing centre), Station Rd, Endon, ST9 9DN
Burton & Swadlincote Natural Parents – Sling Library for Burton upon Trent
Cuddle Me Up Sling Library
Cuddle Me Up Slings is a lending library set up in 2016 by Rebecca Barton (Consultant, School of Babywearing) and Kerry Dawson. We are based in Stone, Staffordshire and provide consultantcy and advice throughout the county. For more information, please contact us at cuddlemeupslings@hotmail.
Shropshire Sling Meet and Library
Telford Sling Meet and Sling Library
Evesham NCT Sling Library
We are on FB as Evesham NCT Sling Library
We hold a meeting on the First Friday of every month at the Baptist Church, Cowl Street, Evesham. WR11 4PN and offer advice and hire.
Sophie Messager, BABI registered Consultant (Clauwi, Trageschule, Slingababy)
Cambridge Sling Meet
Stamford & Peterborough Sling Library
Charlotte Ashley-Roberts, BABI registered consultant (Slingababy)
St Neots Sling Library and Sling Meet
Meets are held at Tesco Community Room (Barford Rd) on the second Thursday of each month.
We also host #babywearinghour on Tuesday evening 8-9pm on Twitter (@babywearinghour)for online support and tips.
Mama Egg see listing above.
(Meet and library) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hajar Clarke – Babywearing Consultant
(Slingababy trained) based in Bedfordshire
Tel: 07742 528207
Mid-Beds NCT Sling Library
Library sessions run fortnightly on a Wednesday between 1-3pm. Please check our Facebook group for details of the next meet.
Contact is Tracy Machin
Phone: 07523 323389
North Bedford NCT Sling Library Library run by peer supporters, meets at various locations but once a month at bumps and babes baby group
phone 01234 364693
Chelmsford Sling Meet and Library
run by Chiara Evans, a qualified and insured consultant.
Caitlin Mander, BABI registered consultant (Trageschule, School of Babywearing)
Sandra Jefferson, SaSa Slings, Babywearing consultant (Slingababy)
Basildon and Billericay Slings
We are a newly established nonprofit library ran by volunteer Peer Supporters. Monthly hires are available and we have excellent links to local Consultants.
Claire Hughes, This Slingy Business BABI registered consultant (Slingababy, School of Babywearing)
This Slingy Business Sling Meet Furneux Pelham Baby & Toddler Group, Furneux Pelham Village Hall, SG9 0LL. Held on the 2nd Monday of every month during term time.
For more information email Claire on email@example.com
Becky Bohan, SlingDreams. BABI registered consultant (Slingababy, School of Babywearing)
Sarah Badger, BABI registered Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy)
Advice by phone 07595381227
Stephanie Martin, Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy)
Renee Duffin, Norwich Sling Library and Consultancy BABI registered consultant (Slingababy)
Norwich Sling Library & Sling Social Fully insured library run by a BABI registered carrying consultant and trained peer supporters. Meeting every 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month 10-12pm.
Emma Palmer, Squish d’lish Consultancy
West Norfolk Sling Library meeting once a month in winter, twice a month throughout spring summer and autumn
Norfolk Travelling Slings
Offering a variety of slings for hire and support using slings.
Lowestoft Sling Library Peer to peer hire service
Lowestoft Babywearers Sling Meet
Suffolk Babywearing Group Sling Library Fully insured sling library run by 2 BABI registered consultants. Meets every 2 weeks in Ipswich.
Melissa Cyrille, Tribal Babies – Carry with Love BABI registered Consultant (Slingababy, Trageschule)
Rosie Dhoopun, Nature and Nurture, BABI registered Consultant (Slingababy, Trageschule, ClauWI)
Nature and Nurture Sling Meet and Sling Library
Suffolk Mobile Sling Library
We are Suffolk Mobile Sling Library; a group of volunteers offering babywearing advice and sling hire to parents and carers in rural Mid-Suffolk. We visit toddler groups and children’s centres in the area between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds. For our list of where we will be when, visit our website! We look forward to meeting you!
Abingdon Sling Library @ APUK Abingdon
Every Wednesday 10-12
Hadland Road Community Centre, Hadland Road, Abingdon, OX14 3YH
Jacki Flower – Consultant (Slingababy)
Jacki is available to help new and experienced parents on their carrying journey. Please feel free to contact her regarding interest in group consults, workshops and 1 to 1 support.
Josie Hadjiev – Oxford Sling Library
BABI registered Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy)
Oxford Sling Library and Oxford Sling Meets
Emily Edwards, Wear Them With Love, BABI registered consultant (Trageschule) www.wearthemwithlove.co.uk
www.instagram.com/wearthemwithlove Based in Benson, Oxfordshire
Kirsty Wallis Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy)
Claire MacKenzie-Neville Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy, School of Babywearing)
Banbury Sling Meet and Library
Didcot Sling Library
The library runs fortnightly at Didcot Baptist from 5th June 2017
Clare Towlerton Slingababy Trained and Insured Consultant.
Chloe Chiles, Embracing the Tree BABI registered ( Slingababy, Trageschule, JPMBB) Babycarrying Consultancy and Sling Library, based near Chesham
Wycombe Sling Library
First Tuesday of the month 9:30-12:00 at the Wrights Meadow Centre, High Wycombe HP11 1SQ
Third Wednesday of the month 9:30-11:00 at Downley Community centre, School Cl, Downley, High Wycombe HP13 5TR
Thame Sling Library
Last Friday of the Month 12-2 at Thame Red Kite Children’s Centre at 99 Southern Rd, Thame OX9 2DY
Princes Risborough Feeding Clinic (FREE)
In conjunction with Apple Tree Osteopaths and Chiltern Breastfeeding Partnership
Dates change each month see FB page, appointment is necessary
10-3 at Lincoln House, New Road, Princes Risborough, HP27 0JN
Marlow Sling Library
Launching September 2017
Second Thursday of the month at All Saints Church Hall 87 The Causeway, Marlow SL7 2AA
Sarah Sadler, Connecta Baby Carrier BABI registered consultant (Slingababy)
Woking Sling Library
East Surrey Slings
Weekly meet and library sessions. Consultations
and workshops available.
Charlotte Filcek – Consultant (School of Babywearing and Slingababy)
Sally Hardy – Consultant (Slingababy)
Sessions are held weekly during term time – please see website for details.
Lindsay Judge, West Surrey Babywearing, Consultant, Slingababy
West Surrey Sling Library
Sutton & Epsom NCT Sling/Baby Carrier Library
When: 9:30 – 11:30 most Wednesdays during term-time
Where: Carshalton Playtime Playgroup held at West Street Evangelical Church, West Street, Carshalton, SM5 2NR
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org in advance to check that we have the sling you require and the cost/hire deposit.
Suzanne Pearson, Sling Stars BABI registered consultant (Slingababy, Je Porte Mon Bebe)
Siobhann Thompson, Babywearing Guru BABI registered Consultant (School of Babywearing, Trageschule UK, JPMBB and Slingababy)
Newbury Sling Library and Sling meet, library & Consultancy (Newbury & Area)
Meets at The Wellbeing Centre, 6 Pound Street, Newbury, RG14 6AA
Unofficial meets by request at various locations.
Sparklepix Babywearing Consultants
Run by Pixie Lindsey Scorer Education specialist and babywearing consultant.
Founder of Newbury Slings (newburyslings@Gmail.com)
Off Church Road
Sweet Wrappers Sling Library – Mid Sussex Sweet Wrappers Sling Library hosts monthly sessions of Haywards Heath Sling Meet and attends other sling meets in and around Mid Sussex. Consultations and hire are available by appointment.
Amina Ouchai, Snug as a Bub Consultancy BABI registered consultant (Trageschule, School of Babywearing)
Snug as a Bub Sling Library and Sling Meets, Yoga Mamas Studio Brighton BN1 4AN
Brighton Sling Babies meet in parks and cafes
South East Slings (formerly East Sussex Slings)
East Kent Slings
East Kent slings hold regular meets across Faversham, Canterbury, Whitstable, Margate, Herne Bay and Dover. Events can be found on our Facebook page or website.
We have a selection of carriers available to hire, as well as helping you get the best out of a carrier if you already own one.
We support parents before baby arrives right up to school age.
Peer supporters are happy to chat through your options at meets, while 1-2-1 consultations are available with School of Babywearing trained Consultant Soshanna Hayhoe.
Please contact us for more details.
Folkestone Sling Meet Caterpillars Children’s Centre, Rear of Morehall Primary School, Chart Road, Cheriton, Kent, CT19 4PN
Mid Kent Babywearing and Maidstone Sling Meet
Mid Kent Babywearing is bringing Maidstone a Sling Library, workshops, classes, and social events, by Kimmy and Hannah, who are both Slingababy qualified Babywearing Consultants.
Hannah Morris – Hold Me Close Consultancy
Hannah Morris is a Baby-carrying Consultant, trained with Slingababy and BABI registered.
I’m part of Mid Kent Babywearing where we also have a Sling library and other services available.
Private consultations in your home available throughout Mid Kent, Maidstone and rural areas.
Andover Slings and Things (meet)
NCT Winchester Sling Library www.facebook.com/NctWinchesterslinglibrary
Jo Havard, Meon Valley Sling Consultancy, Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule)
Hampshire Babywearing and Gosport Sling Meet
Sara Dalby, Sunshine Slings, Consultant (School of Babywearing)
Sunshine Slings Sling Library
Southsea Slings and Sling Library Southsea Slings covering Portsmouth, Hampshire and West Sussex Borders (Elizabeth Cahill and Sophy Yildrim)
Caroline Osborne, Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule)
Scarlett Martin, Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy), Little Seeds Sling Consultancy
Email : email@example.com
Phone : 07875409076
Fareham Sling Meet first Tuesday of the month at Oak Meadow Childrens Centre
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : 07875409076
Southampton Sling Meet and Library meets in Burlesdon and Swaythling
Rose Glendinning, Babywearing Consultant (Slingababy)
Organic Bliss, Sustainable, Fair Trade, organic and local products for all the family.
Slings and washable nappy consultations available
02381 290 240
New Forest Slings
Brockenhurst – 10:30-12:30 First Saturday of the month @ Melt, 17 Lyndhurst Rd, Brockenhurst SO42 7RL
Calmore – 10:00-12:00 Third Thursday of the month @ Calmore Community Centre, Calmore Drive, Calmore, Southampton SO40 2ZUwww.newforestslings.co.uk
email@example.comTel: 07885 724482
NFS Facebook page: www.facebook.com/
NFS Facebook group chat: www.facebook.com/groups/
Emily Fackrell Babywearing consultant
Sling Consultant trained with Slingababy (New Forest Slings/EmbraceNatal)
Offering consultations across the New Forest area bordered by Totton, Fordingbridge, Fawley and Christchurch.
CarryOnCarrying Babywearing Consultancy
I offer private and group consultations to help clarify the various types of baby carriers on the market, their pros & cons, what is suitable for you and your baby’s needs in the comfort of your own home. I run weekly workshops in Basingstoke and Andover – introducing a new way of carrying your baby in a woven/soft structured carrier/sling.
Trained with Slingababy
Emma Ringer, Isle of Wight Sling Library and Consultancy (Trageschule) Meets twice a month, see Facebook page for dates:
Please call 07751 239803
Dorset Sling Library/Sling Meets
Ringwood (1.30-3.30 second Friday of the month @ Greyfriars Centre, Ringwood,
Southbourne (10-12 first Monday of the month @ Beaufort Road Community Centre, Beaufort Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth)
Poole (1.30-3.30 first Wednesday of the month @ Quakers Meeting House, Wimborne Road, Poole)
Iwona Marcinkiewicz-Leitch, Be and Bond, BABI registered Consultant
covering Cheltenham and surrounding parts of Gloucestershire
Consultations available in English and BSL (can do online too)
call/text: 07442 491002
Samantha Potter, Babywearing Consultant (School of Babywearing and Slingababy)
BSL consultations available for deaf parents
Covering Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury and surrounding areas
Cheltenham and Gloucester Sling Library
Consultants in charge Nicole Hastie and Samantha Potter
Cheltenham Sling meet 2nd Monday of the month
Blue Skies Play Cafe, Cafe Lido, Sandford Park, Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7PU
Gloucester Sling Meet 2nd Friday of the month
Quedgeley Village Hall, 28 Bristol Road, Gloucester, GL2 4PE
Plus regular mini meets
Henrietta Cross Consultant (School of Babywearing)
Severn and Wye Sling Library weekly on a Monday afternoon (please contact for exact location) and visits a range of children’s centres and baby groups in the area (Herefordshire/Monmouthshire/Gloucestershire)
Heike Bailey – Stonehenge Slings
Sling library and consultancy. Meets are run in Andover, Tidworth,
Amesbury and Wilton
Kathryn Beale, Babywearing Consultant (School of Babywearing)
phone – 01793 488569 or 07980 225929
Swindon Sling Library
Elizabeth Mayhew, BABI registed Consultant (Trageschule) Chippenham Villages Sling Library and Consultancy.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07594346275
Salisbury Sling Library
Meets at Old Sarum, Salisbury, Downton
Consultant : Carol Kite 07887582717
Marlborough and District NCT sling library
Contact: Sophie Darroch-Davies
Post Code: SN 8 4BX
North Somerset Sling Libraries
Generally the first Saturday of the month, 10-12 in Gigglez Funhouse in Clevedon. Free entry for library attendees
Katie Parsons, BABI registered consultant (Slingababy)
41 Loxleigh Avenue
Bath & North East Somerset Sling Meet & Library
Samantha Miles & Kelly Brookbank
Farrington Gurney, Near Bath, BS39 6UB.
Taunton Slings, Sling Meet and Library
Peer supporter trained
Rose McAfee, Wrap-A-Bye Baby & Twin Sling BABI registered consultant (Slingababy)
Twin Sling FB group
Dartmoor Sling Library
Plymouth Sling Library Jessie Blacker, covers Plymouth and the rest of Devon and border of Cornwall
Fb page: crediton sling library
Fortnightly meets at Crediton congregational church. EX17 3LB
Run by Rebecca Boddy, Anna Bonnett and Shirley Gubb.
Upfront Saltash Babywearing,Saltash Children’s Centre, Callington Road, Saltash, Cornwall, We meet every other Thursday 12.30-2.30
Cornwall Sling Library Runs in several locations, see website for details. Main meet is Malabar Children’s Centre TR1 3PQ second Monday of the month
Alexandra Bonningues, BABI registered consultant (Trageschule, JPMBB)
Central London Sling Library
“Alexandra Bonningues, BABI registered consultant, Trageschule, JPMBB, every Friday afternoon 2pm-4.30pm www.facebook.com/CentralLondonSlingLibrary“
Every Wednesday 10:00am – 12:30pm
Harrow Sling Library
Run by Hannah King and Betty Lin.
Update: we meet every Tuesday 1030-1200,
Location : Balcony space at St. Peter’s church, Sumner Road, West
Harrow, HA1 4BX
Wear My Baby Harrow Consultancy – Hannah King
Becky Derham, BABI registered Consultant (Trageschule, JPMBB, Slingababy)
North London Sling Library (Bloomsbury Branch)
Becky Derham & Jacki Davenport
Sessions run Wednesdays 10:30am-12:30pm (term time, please
check website for opening times during school holidays)
Kate Ash, Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule)
Azzura Miotta, Babywearing Consultant, North London, focus on woven wraps
Hillingdon Sling Meet
Hillingdon Sling Library run my Kerrie goodman (school of
babywearing consultant) and Heather Werrell (trageschule consultant).
Email: email@example.com website
Emily Williamson, BABI registered Consultant (School of Babywearing, Slingababy)
Tooting Sling Meet
Hosted by Wear My Baby
Once a month in Tooting, SW17, 10am-12pm on a weekday
Highgate Sling Clinic & Library;
Highgate Children’s Centre, Gaskell Rd, Highgate, London N6 4DU
Tottenham Sling Clinic & Library
Blighty Café, 266-268 High Road, Tottenham, N15 4AJ
East London Sling Library (Walthamstow branch) run by Annabelle Barlow
(Born to Carry trained peer supporter)
West London Sling Library
Melissa Branzburg, BABI registered, Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule Advanced)
Kensington W14: 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 1-3 pm
Fulham SW6: 1st and 3rd Mondays from 10-12
Caroline Barber, Babywearing Consultant, West London Babies and Chiswick Sling Library
Facebook: caroline babymassage
Meet every Wednesday from 10-12noon, Chiswick London W4.
Loans as well as consultancy.Chiswick Sling Library
HaverSling Library – Hornchurch
Fortnightly library and monthly sling meet
Erin Hickman, Certified Baby Wearing Consultant
Jillyan Graham, Carry Me Round
Sling library and consultancy in the Scottish Borders run by Jillyan Graham, a Slingababy trained carrying consultant.
Private 1:1s, workshops and out of hours hires available.
Sling library sessions held fortnightly:
Cafe U, Kelso – every second Wednesday 2-3.30
Daisy Chain Cafe, Lauder- every second Monday 2-3.30
Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels – every second Friday 2-4
For more information:
Baby on Borders
Baby on Borders is community organisation, run by volunteers and open to all. We give support on carrier and sling use to families and caregivers in the Scottish Borders. Our friendly fortnightly Sling Meet at Tweedbank Community Centre offers advice and information and also hosts a sling library session from local sling library Carry Me Round. Find out more at www.facebook.com/babyonborders
Susan Ansell, ShowMe Slings, BABI registered consultant, (Trageschule Advanced, Slingababy)
Edinburgh Sling Library
Glasgow Sling Meet
Coffee pod on woodlands road, Charing Cross, glasgow, 10-12 on the last Friday of the month.
NCT Glasgow sling hire library meet on the 3rd Monday of the month at 10:30-12:30 at Pollokshaws burgh halls on the south side in Glasgow.
Contact Emma Collins
Merry go round
Run by peer supporter Debbie armour website is http://merrygoroundglasgow.co.uk/
The library is on the first Monday of the month and they also do regular workshops.
Certified Trageschule Consultant with Medical Trainers License
Livingston – Sling Surgeries/Click & Collect Hires available
Sling Fling – Sling Library and Sling Consultant
Offering babywearing consultations and sling hire in a relaxed, comfortable environment at a time to suit you. Pop over to www.slingfling.co.uk for more information
The Nappy Laundry Company – Nicole Hepburn
Nicole Hepburn provides consultancy, sling hire, workshops and sling meets. She also retails a range of slings and carriers.
NCT Aberdeen Sling Library and Meet
We meet every 4 weeks offering a hire library, general sling meet, and most importantly cake!
8 Crown Terrace Aberdeen AB11 6HE
Find info about meets and events at:https://www.facebook.com/groups/nctaberdeenslinglibraryandmeet/
Email us at:
Laura Webster You plus me babywearing
Babywearing consultant (trained/qualified with the School of Babywearing) offering sling meets, private consultations and workshops covering Banchory, Torphins, Aboyne and surrounding areas.
Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute Sling Meet and Library
We meet 1st Tuesday of the month in Helensburgh. Planning to get a venue in Alexandria, Dumbarton and maybe others. Monthly social, weekends socials, hires, demos, workshops, one-to-one sessions, package sessions. Message for details.
East Dunbartonshire Sling Library
Linda Barrack – BABI registered consultant (Slingababy, School of Babywearing)
We offer a selection of safe & comfortable slings & baby carriers for hire. A deposit is required to secure your choice & is refunded when the sling is returned. The sling meet & library are open every Monday afternoon ina Bishopbriggs community hall. Slings are offered for just £5 per week. Postal hires welcome.
North Lanarkshire Sling Meet
Debbie Macdonald, Consultant (Slingababy, School of Babywearing), Slinging Around Sling Library
Rea Hunter, Consultant (Slingababy) Slinging Around Sling Library
Emma McAndrew-Bruce, Consultant (Slingababy) Slinging Around Sling Library
Slinging Around Sling Library
Sling Meet Locations are on a fortnightly basis in 3 locations
Dumfries Toy Library, Lochside Road, Lochside, Dumfries, DG2 0NF
The Electric Theatre, 28 Munches Street, Dumfries, DG1 1ET
Session House at Dryfesdale Church, 10 High Street, Lockerbie,
Dumfries and Galloway DG11 2AA
Wednesday (Monthly) 1.30-3pm at St Johns Community Centre, Cotton
Street,Castle Douglas, DG7 1AJ
South Lanark Slings
Small and friendly sling group running meets throughout South Lanarkshire. Please see our Facebook page for dates and times of sling meets. Small selection of slings available for hire. firstname.lastname@example.org
www.naturalparentingscotland.com and https://www.facebook.com/southlanarkslings/
Ayrshire Sling Library
Emma Gilmour, BABI-registered consultant (Trageschule Advanced, Slingababy) in Cardenden. Happy to travel throughout Fife and Kinross. Private consultations, sling hire, talks and workshops.
Fife Sling Library & Meet run by Emma Gilmour of SlingSure at various locations throughout Fife. Please contact for more info on email@example.com or 0777 315 8233.
Stirling Sling Meet
4th Tuesday of every month
£2 per family to cover costs
Easy evans studio
Contact Roxanne Hadley
Sling to the Heart – Roxanne Hadley
Baby wearing consultant (School of Babywearing and soon Slingababy trained)
Website – www.slingtotheheart.wix.com/stth
Offering one to one consultations, workshops and sling library and meets.
Ruck and Buckle Babywearing Consultant
Perth based babywearing consultant offering private 1:1 sessions, workshops and social meets. Offering consultations, advice and support anywhere in the Tayside region and Highland Perthshire.
Sling Meet Midlothian, Auchendinny, Near Penicuik
Moray Sling Library
Orkney Sling Library
Dundee and Perth Babywearers, An informal monthly sling meet held at The Shore, Dundee, DD1 3DN
Forth Valley Babywearers www.facebook.com/groups/388530901265018/
Mearns Sling Meet (soon to be library), Stonehaven community centre, first Wednesday of month 11am-1pm Mearns sling meet AB39 2DH
Scottish Highlands – Coorie in with love
Fortnightly sling meets, Saturdays 10-12 in Inverness Library
Julia Constantinou, Carry Me Close, BABI registered Consultant (ClauWi) 12 Conway Road, CF11 9NT, Cardiff
Carry Me Close Sling Library
Cardiff & Caerphilly NCT Sling Library
Gwen Sallabank, Babywearing consultant (School of Babywearing);
All Cwtched Up Babywearing Consultancy;
https://allcwtchedup.wordpress.com/ (in progress)
Sling Meet Anglesey and Gwynedd
Morgan Bagshaw, Abergavenny Babywearing, Babywearing Consultant,
Currently on maternity leave.
Newport Sling Library First Friday of every month at Ty Du Community Hall
Meet on the third Friday of the month in Taff Meadow Community Centre in Treforest. We offer an enabling library, plus workshops and sling advice for our members.
Ali Chedgy, Cariad Babywearing, BABI registered Babywearing Consultant in Aberystwyth (Slingababy, Trageschule, School of Babywearing)
Pembrokeshire Sling Library and Sling Meet
Narberth, every 2nd and 4th Fridays 07479 185738
Wrapped in Rainbows & Sleepy Dust: Consultancy & Sling Library -Bridgend
School of Babywearing trained consultant and sling library based in Bridgend, Wales.
Heart to Heart Babywearing
Babywearing consultant in Dinas Mawddwy covering Mid Wales. Trained with Slingababy and The School of Babywearing. Fully insured.
Upsie Baby (The Library Group)
Meets every other Thursday. Details on facebook page
Sling meet, second Saturday of every month 19-12 at Conway Mill, Falls Road, Belfast BT13 2DE. More details at www.facebook.com/
Alison Markwell, Sling Consultant (Slingababy)
Lisa McAnulty, Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule)
Kyle Murphy, Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule)
Babywearing Northern Ireland (BWNI Slingmeet & Library),
Baby Carrying Consultant, BABI Member.
(Trageschule Certified & Slingababy)
Katie Morton, Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule & Slingababy)
BWNI – PROVINCE WIDE SLINGMEETS & SLING LIBRARY
Babywearing Northern Ireland (BWNI)
Sling meets & Sling Library, run by Trageschule & Slingababy Consultants (BABI members).
Meet venue postcode BT28 1XP
Meeting in Lisburn twice a month and Enniskillen once a month.
Anja Alt, BABI registered Babywearing Consultant (Trageschule)
Kim Mc Partling – Knee to Knee Slings
Kim is a Trageschule and Slingababy trained consultant and will help you find the perfect sling for you and your baby. We have both an online shop and a shop that is open Tues-Sat for walk-in service. We also offer one-to-one consultations and group workshops.
Abina Sheridan, Leanbh Babywearing babywearing consultant (Trageschule), based in Swords, Co Dublin
Rachel Nugent, Babywearing Consultant
Snugglebugs Sling with Style Sling Library and Sling Meet (part of Babywearing Ireland)
Meabh Lyons, BABI registered consultant (Trageschule)
Olwen Rowe, Born to be Carried, BABI registered Babywearing consultant (Trageschule)
Tramore Babywearing Meet & Sling Library
Run by Ciara Goodwin, babywearing consultant.
Tramore Babywearing Meet & Sling Library meets every fortnight in Tramore, Co Waterford
I do group demos, private consultations, have a full rental library.
The UK Sling Library Network (a list of libraries) is here.