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!

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I am a Carried Baby

Why do we carry our babies? We carry them because it is a biological, instinctive parental response, that blesses the children we carry, and that blesses us. I find myself blessed by the small part I...

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Can I carry my baby in a sling if I have epilepsy?

Guest Blog from a friend of mine about her choice to use a sling to keep her child close despite her diagnosis of epilepsy. It has worked out very well for her. Here she discusses the processes of...

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Breast and Bottle Feeding Safely in a Sling

I meet a lot of pregnant ladies in the course of my varied roles, and many new mums, and one of the questions I am most frequently asked is "Will I be able to feed my baby in a sling?" It's an...

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1 week ago
Gail

I love this

this is a baby who is secure in their relationship: reaches out for connection, knowing it will be given... and then initiates a smile; you can almost see all the mirror neurons firing ... See more

so I want to show this to people at a workshop tomorrow- but might not have a projector...hmm..will this work?

1 week ago
Timeline Photos

#slingsharesaturday

It’s pretty grey and grim out there. Here’s some sunshiney colour and Smurfs for you!

What have you been able to show your child from their vantage point in their sling? ... See more

1 week ago
Timeline Photos

Love me some oxytocin 🙂 we have some of these printed tshirts (adult and children’s sizes) and sweaters in the shop in gold and rainbow colours ... See more

1 week ago

It feels like home.

1 week ago
GroBrain

This is so well explained! From GroBrain.

The fear of tomorrow in parenthood is real. You may not even be aware of it, but it can be operating subconsciously in the background, impacting how you parent and the choices you make.

"If I do X ... See more

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