Baby Carriers Around the World and in the Past

I’m collecting links to interesting articles and films about baby carriers and slings around the world, both modern and in the past. Things to Watch: This is a fascinating short film from the ’60’s; not only does it show some really interesting carriers and variations from around the world, but it reveals how, even 50Continue reading “Baby Carriers Around the World and in the Past”

Carrying Tips: Using a Lexi Twist with tie-on carriers

I’m going to start adding tips for using various carriers to the website blog – if there’s anything you’d like me to cover, then please do get in touch by emailing southlondonslings@hotmail.co.uk and I’ll try to add it in! Today I’m waving a flag for the Lexi Twist! This is a technique you can useContinue reading “Carrying Tips: Using a Lexi Twist with tie-on carriers”

The Disadvantages of Not Carrying Your Baby

I’m wondering whether I’ve been looking at everything from the wrong angle. It’s always interesting to re-look at something from a different point of view, and so that’s what I’m going to try to do now. I have a well-read page on this site about the ‘Benefits of Babywearing‘; but have recently realised that thisContinue reading “The Disadvantages of Not Carrying Your Baby”

Manduca Baby and Child Carrier

The Manduca Baby and Child Carrier is a Soft Structured Carrier (SSC) that has an integral newborn support pouch and an extendable body height so that it can be used from birth to toddler.  It buckles to your body with a supportive, padded waistband and two shoulder straps that can be worn in a varietyContinue reading “Manduca Baby and Child Carrier”

Wrap Conversion Ring Sling

This Ring Sling has been professionally made out of a Hopediz Costa Rica wrap by Sleeping Baby Productions.  Many professional carrier makers offer the service of converting a woven wrap into another type of carrier.  This means that you get the added features and ease of use of the new carrier, but also the support,Continue reading “Wrap Conversion Ring Sling”