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Trageschule Babywearing Advocacy/Peer Support training

Would you like to support your local sling library and support other families to carry their baby?

Now you can formalise your passion for enabling safe, confident sling use with this online (x 4 sessions) and in person course at Cholsey Great Hall, Oxfordshire in July! ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW AVAILABLE, all details are available here: The deadline is tight, you have until the 18 May to make your booking.

Please spread the word far and wide, we need 10 participants for this to go ahead. Anyone that completed the expression of interest form have also been sent an email (though it may have disappeared into your junk folder).

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Trageschule training

Josie has completed the Foundation Level Trageschule training on the 19th April 2015 and can now add this to her skills from her previous Slingababy training back in January 2014.

The Foundation Course enables the participant to provide one-to-one support to parents learning babywearing. We aim to provide thorough grounding for developing your skills.

Course contents for the Foundation Course:

  • Different knots
  • Hipcarries ( short wrap and ringsling)
  • Front Wrap Cross Carry
  • Stretchy wrap
  • Back Carry
  • Soft structured carriers and Mei Tai’s
  • Physical exercises for parent and child
  • Physiological and psychological aspects of carrying
  • How to recognise what makes a good carry/carrier
  • Basics of methodical working
  • Designing a concept for an individual consultation