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International Babywearing Week Oct 8th-14th


Babywearing groups across the world are joining together to celebrate the third International Babywearing Week, which runs from the 8th – 14th of October 2012.

 

International Babywearing Week celebrates the practise of carrying a baby or child using a sling or baby carrier. Many parents in the UK use a sling or carrier, whether for a short period or longer periods of the day. Babywearing allows parents to be hands-free and to have their child close to them at all times. This can be especially convenient in areas where it’s hard to take a pushchair or if they have a little one who needs held a lot. For young babies, being held in an upright position can relieve the symptoms of colic and reflux. Babies sleep more deeply when close to their parent and sleeping in a sling is safer than sleeping in a room alone, as long as the sling is worn correctly and safely.

 

The Weego Twin Baby Carrier is a great way to get and about with baby twins and is front carrier that is suitable from birth to around 6 months - it's also suitable for premature babies from 3lbs upwards. The especially designed double pouch construction of the Weego Twins Baby Carrier guarantees that each of your babies are always secure, comfortable and cosy. 

 

Groups across the UK will be helping parents to enjoy babywearing. Details of events taking place across the UK are available at www.babywearing.co.uk/ibw they include sling walks and dances, carrier review sessions and all sorts of opportunities for parents to get together and share their love of slings and carriers.

 

Babywearing UK is the UK based social enterprise which funds babywearing information and resources and offers training via the School of Babywearing. www.babywearing.co.uk Contact Victoria Ward, Director on 07899 700900, tel 0300 800 1471, e-mail enquiries@babywearing.co.uk

The European Babywearing Conference runs in Bristol from the 6th – 7th July 2013, wwwbabywearingconference.co.uk.



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