The Carrying Matters blog page.. enjoy reading! If you have any topics you'd like to see covered, get in touch! I enjoy writing and am always keen to hear of new ideas, and to host guest blog posts too!

1 month ago
Timeline Photos

Is your baby crying?
Have you tried a sling?

When your baby is unhappy, it hurts, doesn’t it? You often don’t know what you can do to help them after you’ve checked they’re not hot or cold ... See more

1 month ago
Children 'failed in first 1,000 days'

“Families in England need more support in the early years to give children the best start in life, MPs say.
The Health and Social Care Committee said the first 1,000 days were critical, but not ... See more

A group of MPs wants a "revolution" in early years support, including more health visitor contacts.

1 month ago
Photos from Carrying Matters - Dr Rosie Knowles's post

It’s brilliant to see so many of us all now saying the same things in different ways: the importance of investing in the emotional wellbeing of babies.

Love these new posters from the First 1001 ... See more

1 month ago
Infant Mental Health matters: How to build a happy brain? - International Forum for Wellbeing in Pregnancy

I’m really delighted to have the support of International Forum for Wellbeing In Pregnancy in promoting the importance of infant mental health alongside maternal mental health.

For an infant to ... See more

We are delighted to publish this informative article written by Dr Rosie Knowles, a practising GP (UK) and author of the book, ‘Why Babywearing Matters?’ She has a special interest in holistic ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from Carrying Matters - Dr Rosie Knowles's post

Need some resources for your library, clinic wall, parenting group?

Guide to Slings (the types), safety leaflets, the Build a Happy Brain postcards and A3 posters, all high quality, are all ... See more

1 month ago
Timeline Photos

What an excellent day! I’ve been in Luton with 38 health visitors and children’s centre staff .. organised by this lovely lady Joanne, one of the HV team.

At the start we overheard one person ... See more

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